K. S. Porter

1859                Address Unknown, Milford, New Hampshire.

1859                Union Hall, Amherst, New Hampshire.

K. S. Porter was recorded in three advertisements in The Farmers Cabinet (Amherst, New Hampshire).  The first advertisement ran from January 12 to 26, 1859.Ambrotypes & Melainotypes Mr. K. S. Porter, Having leased the Daguerreotype Saloon and apparatus formerly belonging to J. L. Kimball, of Milford, N. H., would say to the public of Milford and vicinity, that he intends to offer said saloon for the reception of all those who are in want of Ambrotypes or Melainotypes of themselves or friends, on and after the 15th inst.

Pictures taken in the latest style and on the most reasonable terms.

One and all are most respectfully invited to call, whether in want of likenesses of themselves or friends.  

Old Pictures copied to order.  Milford, Jan. 10, 1859.

The second advertisement ran from February 2 & 10, 1859.  Look!  Look!  Ambrotypes & Melainotypes Mr. K. S. Porter, Having leased the Daguerreotype Saloon and apparatus formerly belonging to J. L. Kimball, of Milford, N. H., would say to the public of Milford and vicinity, that he intends to offer said saloon for the reception of all those who are in want of Ambrotypes or Melainotypes of themselves or friends, on and after the 15th inst.

Pictures taken in the latest style and on the most reasonable terms.

One and all are most respectfully invited to call, whether in want of likenesses of themselves or friends. 

Old Pictures copied to order.  Milford, Jan. 10, 1859.

The third advertisement ran from July 27 to August 24, 1859. K. S. Porter Would respectfully inform the citizens of Amherst that he has taken the room in the Brick Building known as Union Hall, for two weeks, where he is prepared to furnish any person with Ambrotypes of the first class, in size and style of finish to suit, and at prices that cannot but be satisfactory.  Pictures set in lockets and pins of any size.  Also views  taken if desired.

As his stay may not be prolonged beyond the time mentioned, those desiring pictures should call early. 

K. S. Porter is listed in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as possibly being Kilburn S. Porter.   who was active in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1859, and in Milford, New Hampshire in 1860.

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