Cartes de Visite  -  Portraits

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Cartes de visite were popular from the 1850s until around 1900.  They were photos measuring about 3.5"x2.25" mounted on trade cards measuring about 4" x 2.5".

The photographer's name and address usually appeared on the back of the card.

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John Meek  -  Edinburgh Professional Photographer  -  Front of a carte de visite    ohn Meek  -  Edinburgh Porfessional Photographer  -  Carte de Visite - back

John Meek

 

Carte de Visite  -  Photographer: Miller & Adamson    Carte de Visite (back)  -  Photographer: Miller & Adamson

Miller & Adamson

 

John Moffat  -  Cartes de visite  -  1861 to 1873 

1861-1873

John Moffat  -  Cartes de visite  -  1873-75 

1873 - 1875

John Moffat  -  Cartes de Visite  -  1875 and later 

from 1875

A selection of different styles of backs on Moffat's cartes-de-visite 

Backs

 Carte de visite by Moffat (back)  -  Studio addresses 101 and 125 Princes Street

As found in a locket

 A diamond portrait by Moffat

Diamond portrait

Carte de Visite  -  Brewster and Talbot

Brewster and Talbot

Carte de Visite  -  Sir David Brewster  -  President of PSS

Brewster

John Moffat

 

Photo by JK Munro mounted on a carte de visite card

front

The back of a photo by JK Munro mounted on a carte de visite card

back

Carte de visiet by JK Munro  -  4 ladies

WK Munro

 

Scotch Washing  -  Carte de visite by WK Munro

front

Scotch Washing  -  Text on the back of a carte de visite by WK Munro

back

WK Munro

 

A Carte de Visite by the Edinburgh photographers, Murray & Campbell     The back of a Carte de Visite by the Edinburgh photographers, Murray & Campbell

Murray & Campbell

 

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More cartes de visite and cabinet prints can be found on the Newhaven Fishwives page.

 

 

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