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Mrs. A. W. Moore

1858-1859       3 Ritchey Block, Topeka, Kansas.

Mrs. A. W. Moore was recorded in one announcement and three advertisements in the  Kansas Tribune (Topeka, Kansas).  The announcement appeared on May 1, 1858.  Pictures.—Mrs. A. W. Moore will open an Ambrotype Gallery in the Ritchey Block, on Tuesday the 4th inst.  Advertisement next week.

The first advertisement appeared on May 29, 1858.  Ambrotype Gallery Mrs. A. W. Moore respectfully informs the citizens of Topeka and vicinity that she has opened an Ambrotype Gallery in Room No. 3, Ritchey Block, where she can be found daily, from 8 o’clock, a. m., to 6 o’clock, p. m., ready to take likenesses in the most approved style.  For correctness of out-line, life-like appearance, the Ambrotype stands unrivaled.

Caramotype.—This style of Picture is taken on Patent Leather.  The most useful part of the Pictures is their facility of being transmitted by Letter to any distance without hardly increasing the weight of the letter.

The Melainotype, also a new and valuable discovery, makes beautifully toned Pictures.

All Pictures cased by Mrs. M. are warranted to retain their brilliancy for ages.

Mrs. Moore having permanently located in Topeka, would respectfully solicit the patronage of the public.

Pictures taken from $1.00 upwards.

Pictures taken in all kinds of weather.  Topeka, May 8, 1858.

The second advertisement appeared on May 29, 1858.  Remember!  “Tis Dangerous To Delay.”  Remember this, and go immediately to Mrs. Moore’s Gallery, and have your Likeness taken ere it is too late.  May 15, ’58.

The third advertisement appeared on August 11, 1859.  Leather Pictures If You want a Miniature convenient for transmitting by mail to your friends, call at the Fine Art Gallery and have one taken on Patent Leather.  Mrs. Moore, Artist.

Mrs. M. having a fine Diamond for cutting glass, is prepared to do work in that line when called upon.

A W. Moore (possibly the same person) is recorded in Pioneer Photographers From The Mississippi To The Continental Divide A Biographical Dictionary, 1839-1865 as a Photographer or miniaturist in Topeka, Kansas in 1860.