1853 Over Maguet’s Drug Store, Gallipolis, Ohio.
J. W. Brown was recorded in an advertisement in the Gallipolis Journal (Gallipolis, Ohio) which ran from March 3 to May 19, 1853. Great attraction, At the Gallipolis Daguerrian Gallery, (Over Maguet’s Drug Store.)
“Is there a man with soul so dead, That to himself hath never said” I’ll go and have my likeness taken, If so now is the time, “Ere decay’s defacing fingers Hath swept the lines where beauty lingers.”
The subscriber having fitted up his rooms in the best style, is now prepared to take daguerreotypes, single or in groups. Miniatures fitted in cases, lockets, pins, rings, and in the best style; also originals copied. His friends and the public generally are invited to call and see for themselves. Gallery open from 8½ o’clock until sundown. J. W. Brown.
Below is an announcement of the premiums awarded at the Gallia County Agricultural Fair which appeared in the Gallipolis Journal (Gallipolis, Ohio.) on October 13, 1853. Premiums Awarded at the Gallia County Agricultural Fair, held at Gallipolis, on the 29th and 30th days of September, 1853…fancy Articles: …J. W. Brown, daguerreotypes, 1.00.
J. W. Brown does not appear in other photographic directories.