S. B. Martin

1856                Address Unknown, Rooms with Dr. Cutliff, Shreveport, Louisiana.

S. B. Martin was recorded in one announcement and one advertisement in The South-Western  (Shreveport, Louisiana).  The announcement appeared on February 6, 1856. Those wishing to procure daguerreotypes, of a superior order, are referred to the advertisement of Mr. Martin.  He has taken many fine pictures.

The advertisement ran from February 6 to March 5, 1856.  S. B. Martin, Daguerreotypist, Has taken rooms with Dr. Cutliff, where he is well prepared to furnish likenesses in a superior style, put up in stereoscopic, magnifying or common cases, single or in groups.  Also in lockets, pins, rings, &c.  Paintings, daguerreotypes, etc., correctly copied.—Taken in any weather and in a manner never surpassed here or elsewhere.  Ladies and gentlemen are respectfully invited to call and examine specimens.

Instruction given in the art.   

S. B. Martin is not recorded in other photographic directories as being active in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Craig’s Daguerreian Registry does record a S. B. Martin in Salisbury, North Carolina in 1853,it is unknown if they are the same person.           

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