R. B. Wight

1841-1842       Rooms on Seneca Street, nearly opposite Field’s Mansion House, Geneva, New                                   York.

R. B. Wight was recorded in two advertisements and one announcement in the Geneva Courier (Geneva, New York).  The second advertisement and the announcement is for the partnership of Wight & Jackson.  The first advertisement ran from October 19 to December 7, 1841.  Daguerreotype Miniature Portraits taken daily by this instrument, at R. B. Wight’s rooms, nearly opposite Field’s Mansion House.  Geneva, Oct. 19, 1841.

The announcement appeared on May 31, 1842.  Daguerreotype Portraits.—We would refer our readers to an advertisement in another column, by Messrs. Wight and Jackson, who have recently opened their rooms, nearly opposite Field’s mansion House. Seneca street, where they propose to take Daguerreotype likenesses.  Their terms are very moderate; and, from the specimens we have seen, should think their materials are admirably prepared, as the execution, if we may use the term, seems perfect.  We would therefore call the attention of all who may wish their miniatures, to the above advertisement.

The second advertisement ran from May 31 to July 19, 1842.  Daguerreotype Miniature Portraits, taken by the above process, from 8 o’clock A. M. to 5 P. M., with the latest improvements, and in a style that cannot fail to give satisfaction.  Landscapes, views of private residences, public buildings, miniature copies of portraits, paintings, statuary, engravings, &c., executed to order.

The public are invited to call and examine specimens at Wight’s Painting Rooms, nearly opposite Field’s Mansion House.

Instruction given in the above Art, and apparatus furnished.  Wight & Jackson. 

R. B. Wight and Wight and Jackson are not recorded in other photographic directories

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