Cartes de visite

James Gilchrist

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.

The examples below show a variety of styles of photographs, and several, styles, addresses and colours on the backs of the photos.

 

1.

Carte de Visite  -  No 1  -  front  -  by James Gilchrist

Carte de Visite  -  No 1  -  back  -  by James Gilchrist

2.

Carte de Visite  -  No 2  -  front  -  by James Gilchrist

 Carte de Visite  -  No 2  -  back  -  by James Gilchrist

3.

Carte de Visite  -  No 3  -  front  -  by James Gilchrist

 Carte de Visite  -  No 3  -  back  -  by James Gilchrist

4,

Carte de Visite  -  No 4  -  front  -  by James Gilchrist

 Carte de Visite  -  No 4  -  back  -  by James Gilchrist

James Gilchrist  -  105 South Bridge

 

5.

Carte de Visite  -  No 5  -  by James Gilchrist

6.

Carte de Visite  -  No  6  -  by James Gilchrist

7.

Carte de Visite  -  No 7  -  by James Gilchrist

8.

Carte de Visite  -  No 8  -  by James Gilchrist

James Gilchrist  -  105 South Bridge

 

9.

Carte de Visite  -  No 9  -  front  -  by James Gilchrist

Carte de Visite  -  No 9  -  back  -  by James Gilchrist

James Gilchrist  -  105 South Bridge

 

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