Cartes de visite

Adam Diston

Most cartes de visite produced in the 18th century were studio portraits.  However, a few photographers, including G W Wilson, James Valentine and Adam Diston produces both outdoor views and portraits.

 

Cartes de visite

Outdoor Views

Carte  de visite by Adam Diston  -  Market Stalls    Back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  Market Stalls

up to 1871

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  Outmost Beacon

 Back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  Outmost Beacon

1871 to 1876

 

Cartes de visite

Portraits

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  up to 1871  -  Lady and Baby   Back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  up to 1871  -  Lady and baby

up to 1871

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -   up to 1871  -  two men    Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  up to 1871 -  Two Men

up to 1871

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1871-1876  -  Four men and a hat    Back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1871-76  -  four men and a hat

1871 to 1877

 

1871 to 1877

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1871-1876  -  Portrait of de Gray    The back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1871-1876  -  Portrait of de Gray

1871 to 1877

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1871-1876  -  Lady    The back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1871-1876  -  Lady

1871 to 1877

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1877-1882  -  Group with a Dog  The back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1877-1882  -  Group with a dog

1877 to 1882

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1877-1882  -  Family

 The back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1877-1882  -  Family

1877 to 1882

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1877-82  -  Girl    The back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1877-82  -  Girl

1877 to 1882

Carte de visite  by Adam Diston  -  1887-82  -  Lady    The back of a carte de visite byAdam Diston  -  1877-82  -  Lady

1877 to 1882

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1882-1883  -  A Young Man   The back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1882-1883  -  A Young Man

1882 to 1884

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1884-1889  -  A Lady    The back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1884-1889  -  A Lady

1884 to 1889

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1884-1889  -  A Group    The back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1884-1889  -  A Group

1884 to 1889

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1884 or later  -  A Lady    The back of a carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  1884 or later  -  A Lady

1889 or later

 

Medals

Adam Diston

Adam Diston did not have a photographic studio in Edinburgh.  His studios were in Fife, to the North of Edinburgh, across the Firth of Forth. 

However, he was an award winner in many photographic exhibitions including the 1877 Edinburgh Photographic Society Exhibition.  Please click below to see enlargements of the medals depicted on the back of some of his cartes de visite.

2 medals.

Zoom in to the back of a carte de visite depicting two medals awarded to Adam Diston

2 medals

Zoom-in to the back of a carte de visite depicting two medals awarded to Adam Diston

3 medals.

Zoom-out to the back of a carte de visite depicting 3 Medals awarded to Adam Diston

7 medals.

Zoom-in to see the back of a carte de visite depicting seven medals awarded to Adam Diston

12 medals

Zoom-in to the back of a carte de visite depicting 12 Medals awarded to Adam Diston

22 medals

Zoom-in to the back of a carte de visite depicting  22 Medals awarded to Adam Diston

 

 

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