J. S. Tileston

1846                140 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1846                Union House, Montpelier, Vermont.

J. S. Tileston of the partnership of Harned & Tileston were recorded in three advertisements and one announcement.  The first advertisement ran from September 10 to October 1, 1846 in the Vermont Watchman and State Journal (Montpelier, Vermont).  Daguerreotype.  Messrs. Harned & Tileston, (Recently from Van Loan & Mayall’s celebrated establishment, Philadelphia,) Respectfully announce to the inhabitants of Montpelier and vicinity, that they have taken rooms at the Union House, and are fully prepared to take likenesses in the Daguerrian method, either separately or in groups, in the best manner, and neatly set in Morocco cases, lockets, etc. on the most favorable terms.

Having procured the Improved German Camera, the best and most perfect instrument in use, and having availed themselves of the latest improvements in the art, they have no hesitation in saying they can give perfect satisfaction.  The public are invited to call and examine specimens, and judge for themselves.

Prices of Pictures from $1.50 to $5.00.

N. B.  Through instruction given in the art on reasonable terms, together with a knowledge of the manufacture of all the chemicals used. 

The announcement appeared on October 8, 1846 in the Vermont Watchman and State Journal  (Montpelier, Vermont).  Daguerreotypes.—Messrs. Harned & Tileston, at the Union House, furnish superb daguerreotype likenesses.  We have never seen better ones.

The second advertisement ran from October 15 to 29, 1846 in the Green-Mountain Freeman.  (Montpelier, Vermont).  Daguerreotypes.  Now Is Your Time.  Messrs. Harner & Tileston (Recently from Van Loan & Magill’s (sic.) [Myall] celebrated establishment, Philadelphia,) respectfully announce that they will remain at the Union House during the session of the legislature and will furnish likenesses (either separately or in groups,) in a style, which in point of richness of tone, and beauty of finish stand unrivalled and cannot fail of giving satisfaction.

They would particularly solicit the attention of members of the Legislature and strangers visiting Montpelier, as they are fully prepared to give all an opportunity of securing a perfect Daguerreotype likeness on the most favorable terms.

Just call and examine specimens, and see if we don’t perform all we advertise.  J. L. Harned.  J. S. Tileston. 

The third advertisement ran from October 15 to 29, 1846 in the Vermont Watchman and State Journal (Montpelier, Vermont).  Daguerreotypes.  Now Is Your Time.  Messrs. Harner & Tileston (Recently from Van Loan & Magill’s (sic.) [Myall] celebrated establishment, Philadelphia,) respectfully announce that they will remain at the Union House during the session of the legislature and will furnish likenesses (either separately or in groups,) in a style, which in point of richness of tone, and beauty of finish stand unrivalled and cannot fail of giving satisfaction.

They would particularly solicit the attention of members of the Legislature and strangers visiting Montpelier, as they are fully prepared to give all an opportunity of securing a perfect Daguerreotype likeness on the most favorable terms.

Just call and examine specimens, and see if we don’t perform all we advertise.  J. L. Harned.  J. S. Tileston. 

J. S. Tileston is not listed in other photographic directories.  J. L. Harned is recorded in Directory Of Pennsylvania Photographers 1839-1900 in the partnership ofHarned & White, in West Chester, in 1849.

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