DAGUERREOTYPE OR PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTAITS
PORTRAITS by Mr. CLAUDET'S INSTANTANEOUS PROCESS under the Patronage of her Majesty, are taken daily at the ADELAIDE GALLERY, LOWTHER ARCADE, STRAND. The Sitting generally occupies less than One Second, by which faithful and pleasing Likenesses are obtained, with backgrounds, the patented invention of Mr. Claudet, representing Landscapes, the Interior of a Library, &c. &c.
Price of a Single Portrait, usual size, One Guinea. Portraits and Groups are also taken on Plates of an enlarged size, and for Lockets or Broaches as small as may be required.
source: The Builder, 31st December 1842
Have no more bad Portraits!
All Persons are respectfully cautioned against the many
SPURIOUS IMITATORS OF THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY, who
not possessing the requisite knowledge of Chemicals,
A Correct & Lasting Portrait!!
The consequence is, that thousands are dissatisfied wit hthe
Portraits, although they have paid High Prices for them.
This evil can be entirely avoided by coming to
MR. & MRS. C. TIMMS,
PRACTICAL PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS,
41, Newington Causeway.
Who are always at home to take portraits; the certainty of your being
pleased is, you are requested not to pay until you are quite satisfied.
C.TIMMS offers advantages at his establishment that are not to be had at any other in London, and without ostentation assures the Public that HIS PORTRAITS ARE SURPASSED BY NONE, and the Prices bespeak his determination to give complete satisfaction. - Many years experience has proved to him that a tradesman's success is commensurate with his honesty, he is therefore most desirous of gaining the gradually increasing confidence of the Public, than to excite a temporary influx of Customers at the expense of Truth. All Portraits are taken on the Ground Floor, so that the aged are no necessitated to ascend flights of stairs.
It is particularly necessary to observe the Name above the Door.
C. Timms, 41, Newington Causeway.
An immense stock of Gold and Bird's-eye Maple Frames to select from, also Best Silk Velvet, Fancy Morocco Cases, Lockets and Brooches made expressly for portraits.
ESTABLISHED TWELVE YEARS.
NB. --- The Waterloo Omnibuses bring you from the Station to the Elephant & Castle, when there, please enquire for "TIMM'S."
source: advertisement, 1857