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Lemuel H. Purnell

1852-1853       159 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Lemuel H. Purnell was recorded in one advertisement that ran from July 17, 1852 to July 16, 1853 in the Sunbury American (Sunbury, Pennsylvania).  Van Loan Daguerrean Gallery, 159 Chestnut Street, At this celebrated establishment you can always procure the newest and most improved styles of Daguerreotype & Talbotype Portraits, at 50 to 100 per ct. less cost than such pictures can be had for elsewhere.

Now that you can secure such perfect portraits of your loved ones at a mere nominal cost, don’t delay—lest you lose them.

Every Variety of fancy cases, frames, &c., on hand or furnished to order, and every picture made satisfactory and warranted to be in the best style of the art or No Charge.  Call and see us at 159 Chestnut st.  L. H, Purnell.  Philadelphia July 17, 1852.

Lemuel H. Purnell is recorded in other photographic directories as only being active in 1853.

Magill

1846                Address Unknown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Magill was mentioned in an advertisement that 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 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.

Magill is not listed in other photographic directories.

New research (3-31-2020) suggest that the partnership is Van Loan & Mayall.

Harned & Tileston

1846                Address Unknown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.                                                                1846                Union House, Montpelier, Vermont.

Harned & Tileston (J. L. & J. S.) were recorded in an advertisement that ran from October 15 to 29, 1846 in the Green-Mountain Freeman (Montpelier, Vermont).  Daguerreotypes.  Now Is Your Time.  Messrs. Harned & Tileston (Recently from Van Loan & Magill’s 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.  Montpelier, Oct. 13th, 1846.

Harned & Tileston; J. L. Harned; & J. S. Tileston are not recorded in other photographic directories.

New research (3-31-2020) suggest that the partnership is Van Loan & Mayall.