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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Carte de visite of a child from Parisian Photo Co     The back of a carte de visite of a child from Parisian Photo Co

Parisian Photo Co

 

Hand coloured carte de visite from the studio of John Pettigrew     Hand coloured carte de visite from the studio of John Pettigrew  -  back

John Pettigrew

 

Carte de Visite  -  Photographer: Pettigrew & Amos, Leith

Pettigrew & Amos

 

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

 

 

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