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Edwin Clark

1854                Rooms over Mr. Nixon’s Variety Store, Second Street, Ironton, Ohio.

Edwin Clark was recorded in two advertisements the first advertisement ran from February 21 to March 7, 1854 in the  Spirit of the Times (Ironton, Ohio).  Daguerrean Rooms.  Edwin Clark has the pleasure of announcing to the citizens of Ironton, that he has opened rooms over Mr. Nixon’s Variety Store, and is prepared to execute likenesses, that for beauty of tone and life like accuracy of expression, cannot fail to please those wishing to favor him with their patronage.  Mr. C. trusts the liberal patronage which he has received in other places, will be extended to him here, and assures those wishing pictures, that no pains will be spared on his part to please them.

Pictures taken equally well, without regard to weather, and satisfaction given, or no charge.  All are invited to call and examine Specimens.

In the second advertisement which ran from March 14 to April 18, 1854 in the Spirit of the Times (Ironton, Ohio).  Daguerrean Rooms.  Read This, Everybody!!  Mr. Clark has the pleasure of informing the citizens of Ironton and vicinity, that he has secured the assistance of Mr. Coburn, whose skill and long experience in the Daguerrean art places him far ahead of most persons engaged in it.  This is emphatically the time to obtain a life-like picture of yourself and friends.  He has on hand a fine assortment of fancy cases, some of which are so admirable adapted for Sweethearts and Lovers, that they lend charms to ugliness itself, and win the abiding affections of the most heartless coquette.  Old men and matrons, young men and maidens, please give him a call at his rooms over Nixon’s Variety Store, Second Street, Ironton.

Edwin Clark does not appear in other photographic directories.