Archibald Burns

Carte de Visite

The Scott Monument

Below are the front and back of a carte de visite by Archibald Burns.  Most cartes de visite of the 18th century were studio portraits.  However, Archibald Burns produced landscapes of Edinburgh.

 

  Reproduced by courtesy of Ron Cosens

  Reproduced by courtesy of Ron Cosens

 

Archibald Burns

It can be seen that Archibald relied on others to sell his cartes de visite.

His carte de visite above was sold through Hugh Paton & Son, Printseller & Publisher, 115 Princes Street. 

Archibald Buns sold other cartes de visite through Weddell, South Bridge, Edinburgh.

   

 

Archibald Burns

1831-1880

BACKGROUND

Studios  Addresses and Dates

Amateur Photographer

Professional Photographer

Burns' comments on printing skies

BOOK

Albumen Prints

Picturesque 'Bits' from Old Edinburgh

BOOK

13 Photographs

Photographs of Edinburgh
with Distinctive Letter Press 
-  2 editions

PHOTOS

Edinburgh Old Town, 1871

Photos for the Old Town Improvement Trust

PHOTOS

Cartes de Visite

4 views of Edinburgh

Castle from East Gardens

Scott Monument

PHOTOS

Stereo Cards:

Background and Thumbnails

Stereo Views - Inchkeith

Stereo Views - John Knox House

Stereo Views - Other Edinburgh

Stereo Views  [large]  -   John Knox House

Stereo Views  [large]  -  Other Edinburgh

 

 

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