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Knickerbocker Dollar Daguerrean Gallery

1848                102 Broadway, New York, New York.                                                                      1849                106 Broadway, New York, New York.

Knickerbocker Dollar Daguerrean Gallery or the Knickerbocker Gallery were recorded in two advertisements in the New York Herald (New York, New York).  The first advertisement appeared on May 8, 1848.  Wanted—A Smart, Intelligent, Well Bred Boy, from 14 to 16, to learn the Daguerreotype business and make himself generally useful.  None need apply but those who are willing to give a month or six weeks for the tuition, before they will receive any salary.  Call at the Knickerbocker Dollar Daguerrean Gallery, 102 Broadway, from 2 to 4 P. M.

The second advertisement appeared on December 18, 1849.  For A Holiday Present—Call And Get Yourself Daguerreotyped at the Knickerbocker Gallery, No. 106 Broadway, corner of Pine st., for one dollar; the same size and in the same manner, as many charge $3, and none less than $1.50, for at other places.  N. B.  Warranted satisfactory or no charge for trouble.

Knickerbocker Dollar Daguerrean Gallery or the Knickerbocker Gallery is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as Knickerbocker Gallery.  John also states that George Magwire is listed as operating Knickerbocker Gallery in 1850-1851.