1858 Rooms over H. W. Lawson’ Tin Manufactory, Abbeville, South Carolina.
Robert P. Knox was recorded in an announcement and an advertisement in The Independent Press (Abbeville, South Carolina). The announcement ran on April 9, 1858. We would call the attention to the card of our young townsman, R. P. Knox, who has opened a room for taking ambrotype likenesses. Give him a call.
The advertisement ran from April 9 to July 9, 1858. Ambrotypes, Ambrotypes. Robert P. Knox, Respectfully informs the public, that he has opened a Gallery for taking Ambrotype Likenesses, over H. W. Lawson’s Tin Manufactory: that he has every means of taking good Pictures, and will spare no pains to give general satisfaction.
Robert P. Knox is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in Abbeville, South Carolina in 1856.