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Clark & Matthews (Cleveland, O.)
Advert for "Clark & Matthews' Daguerreotype Gallery"
Private collection of Dan Colucci
Wm. Stephenson (compiled by), 1848, Smead & Cowles' General Business Directory of the City of Cleveland for 1848-9. Together with a Historical and Statistical Account of Cleveland and Ohio Cities, and Other Items of Interest, (Cleveland: Smead & Cowles), p. 181
Clark & Matthews'
In Watson‘s New Building, Superior Street, CLEVELAND, 0.
Messrs. CLARK & MATTHEWS, late of New York, have the pleasure to inform the ladies and gentlemen of Cleveland, that they have fitted up Rooms in Watson’s New Building, Superior-st., where they are prepared to take
Of the largest class, also of the smallest size imaginable, and insert them in cases, frames, lockets, broaches or finger rings of any size. All PICTURES taken by them are warranted to be of superior quality, and not to fade or change by age.
None but those who have lost companions, parents or children, can appreciate these, the most valuable keepsakes. They have an improved apparatus, by which they are enabled to take
LANDSCAPES & PORTRAITS,
Without inverting, if desired. Ladies and gentlemen are particularly invited to call at their Rooms, and examine SPECIMENS, whether they intend to have Pictures or not. From late improvements in the chemical preparation, they are enabled to take Likenesses in any kind of Weather, clear or cloudy. Large and small Portraits copied in the best manner. Children that are old enough to keep still 20 or 30 seconds, can be taken as well as older persons.
N. B. They will hold themseIves in rediness to take Likenesses of Sick or Deceased Persons, at their residences, on short notice, in any part of the country.