William Churton

1858                30 Barclay Street, New York, New York.

William Churton was record in one advertisement that appeared on November 27, 1858 in The New York Herald (New York, New York),  Photographic Operator Wanted—To Go To Porto Rico; a single young man capable of taking outdoor views on large plates; must come well recommended.  Apply to or address W. Churton, 30 Barclay street, New York.

William Churton is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as one of the original signers of the constitution of the American Photographical Society, which was adopted on March 26, 1859.  John mentions that he is possibly a photographer.  Unfortunately the above advertisement does not answer that question, he is also not listed in the 1857/1858; 1858/1859; or the 1859/1860 New York City Directory.

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