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Valentine's

Photography around the World

Valentine's views were of Scottish scenes until, in 1882, they expanded into England.

Over the next twenty years, they moved to tourist areas abroad, including:

-  Jamaica

-  Medeira

-  Norway

-  Tangier

-  New Zealand

 

New Zealand

George Dobson Valentine emigrated to New Zealand in 1884.  He produced 250 photos there over 6 years.  He died there in 1890.

Canada

1.

Thank you to Patrick Sheedy who used to live in Manitoba, Canada for e-mailing me a postcard of Pontoon Bridge, Elm Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba. The photograph was taken pre-1914.

 The back of a Canadian Postcard by Valentine & Sons

The back of the card has the usual 'two globes' but the company's name across them has been abbreviated, and reads:

FAMOUS

V. & SONS

THROUGHOUT THE WORLD

The company's address is given as:

"The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co. Ltd., Montreal and Toronto."

2.

Thank you to Wendy Walker for sending me two Valentine photos of the Canadian Pacific Railway Station at Manitoba. 

(a)  The back of the the first of these cards has the Valentine 'Two Globes, logo and the words:

FAMOUS THROUGHOUT

[2 globes]

THE WORLD

The company's address is given as:

"Valentine EDY Company Limited,  Winnipeg"

(b)  The back of the the second of these cards has a 'B' symbol in a script-type font with the words 'Bond Street Series' on top of it.

The company's address is given as:

"Valentine Black Co. Ltd  Toronto, Canada."

Dates of Valentine's Cards published Overseas

Unfortunately, the 'University of St Andrews VALENTINE COLLECTION' booklet, which I have found to be very helpful in dating Valentine's black and white British postcards explains:

"With a few exceptions, the overseas views were assigned to other sequences whose registers are not preserved in St Andrews University Library and which were probably not housed in Valentine's Dundee office"

So, I'm unlikely to be able to help anybody wishing to know the publications dates of any of their Valentine postcards that were published overseas.

Peter Stubbs:  April 16, 2014

Isle of Man

The www.isle-of-man.com web site gives a brief summary of photography in the Isle of Man undertaken by James Valentine, one of the founding members of Edinburgh Photographic Society.

 Having entered the Isle of Man web site, you will have to click on 'Manx Notebook' then 'Tourism' then 'Post Cards' to find the Valentine details.

Scotland and England

Valentine Collection

St Andrews University Library  holds an archive of Valentine black and white photographs and postcards.  The Library has produced an informative booklet entitled:

University of St Andrews

Valentine Collection.

On this web site, I have included some key dates in the Company's history, taken from booklet above.

      

Valentine

Family

Postcards

Albumen Prints

James Valentine

G D Valentine

Family

Postcards

Thumbnails

Holyrood from Calton Hill

Holyrood Chapel

History

Postcard Views

Stereo Views

Publishers

Overseas

Exhibitions

EPS

Portobello

Newhaven

Rock House

Stereo Views

Books and Souvenirs

Books and Booklets

Other items

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere    Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks