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George Y. Weise

1857                Room above the Post Office, Sunbury, Pennsylvania.

1857-1858     Market Street, Sunbury, Pennsylvania.

George Y. Weise was recorded in three advertisements and two announcements in the Sunbury American (Sunbury, Pennsylvania).  The first advertisement ran from April 11 to May 9, 1857. Ambrotype, Melainotype And Ambrograph Gallery.  Geo. Y. Weise, will continue for a few day only, to take pictures upon Glass, Iron, or Paper. At his room on the 3d story Brick Building above the Post Office.  Persons wishing a really good likeness had better come at once and secure those truly beautiful embossed shadows of a living substance.

Persons wishing instructions in the Art, can receive them, by applying immediately. 

The first announcement appeared on May 9, 1857.  Borough Election.  At an election held at the Court House on Monday last, for borough officers for the ensuing year, the following persons were elected…Town Clerk—Geo. Y. Weise.

The second advertisement ran from August 22 to November 7, 1857.  Picture Gallery.  Geo. Y. Weise has again commenced and will continue to take Ambrotypes, &c., at his Room above the Post Office.  Persons wishing to have good likenesses taken, will please call and see us.  We will take pictures at reduced prices and take trade in payment for the same.

All kinds of pictures copied. 

The second announcement appeared on August 29, 1857.  Ambrotypes.—Mr. George Y. Weise informs us that he is getting a new supply of cases and other materials from Philadelphia, and will be able to please the taste of all.  Mr. Weise, who has taken some excellent pictures, is a skillful and intelligent operator, and there is no reason why he should not be able to produce first class pictures.

The third advertisement ran from December 12, 1857 to January 9, 1858.  Ambrotypes!  Geo. Y. Weise has removed his Photographic Gallery to his residence in Market Street, three doors east of Youngman’s Printing Office, where he will take Pictures at prices to suit the times.  His assortment of Plain and Fancy Cases are sufficiently large to suit all who may favor him with a call. 

George Y. Weise is not recorded in other photographic directories.

G. Weaver

1858-1859       Room in the Post Office Building, Sunbury, Pennsylvania.

G. Weaver appeared in six announcements in the Sunbury American (Sunbury, Pennsylvania).  The first announcement appeared on September 11, 1858.  Ambrotypes.—We are requested to say that Mr. Weaver, will remain but a few days longer in this place.  Persons who are desirous of procuring ambrotypes at his very low prices, are requested to call at his room over the Post Office, without delay.

The second appeared on 23, 1858.  We understand that Mr. G. Weaver, intends reopening his ambrotype Gallery in the Post Office building in a few days.

The third on October 30, 1858.  Life-like Ambrotypes taken in the Post Office building for 50 cents.

Fourth on April 9, 1859.  Life-like pictures taken in the Post Office building for 50 cents.

Fifth on April 23, 1859.  We understand that Mr. Weaver, will remain in this place but one week longer, those of our readers in want of life-like pictures of themselves for 37½ cents case included, will do well to give him a call.

Sixth on April 30, 1859.  For a few days longer ambrotypes will be taken for 37½ cents in the post office building.

G. Weaver is not recorded in other photographic directories.