and Peter Devine
John Lamb described himself as:
Photographer and Portrait Painter
On the backs of his cabinet
prints, John Lamb advertised:
taken since 1859 carefully preserved.
always be had.
However, the first
reference I have found to John Lamb, working as a photographer under his
own name is in 1878. References to 1859 may relate to the
company Peter Devine who were listed
in the trade directories as being based at 101b Princes Street from 1861
Did John Lamb, at
one time, work for Peter Devine?
On the backs of some of his cabinet prints John Lamb
described himself as:
Lamb, late P
He also used Lamb, late Devine on the backs of
many of his cartes de visite, giving more prominence to the name Devine
than to Lamb.