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 by William Walker     The back of a carte de visite by William Walker

William Walker

Scottish Photographic Institute

 

Carte de visite by William Wallace of his daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Waldie Wallace, the wife of Thomas Wallace     Carte de visite by Charles Wallace of his daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Waldie Wallace, wife of the Dalkeith photographer,Thomas Wallace.

Charles Wallace

 

Carte de visite from the Edinburgh studio of Marshall Wane  -  Lady with Neclace and Lace      The back of a carte de visite from the Edinburgh studio of Marshall Wane  -  Lady with Neclace and Lace

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Marshall Wane

Marshall Wane

 

Carte de Visite  -  Photographer: Wood & Co     Carte de Visite (back)  -  Photographer: Wood & Co

Carte de Visite  -  Photographer: Wood & Co     Carte de Visite (back)  -  Photographer: Wood & Co

Carte de Visite  -  Photographer: Wood & Co    Carte de Visite  -  Photographer: Wood & Co    

Wood & Co

 

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

 

 

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