Cartes de Visite

Views

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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Cartes de Visite  -  Edinburgh scenes  -  Archibald Burns

Views of Edinburgh

Archibald Burns

 

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

Market stalls

Carte de visite by Adam Diston  -  Outmost Beacon

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

Outmost Beacon

Adam Diston

 

  Carte de Visite of Edinburgh Castle and the National Gallery of Scotland from East Princes Street Gardens  -  front

  Carte de Visite of Edinburgh Castle and the National Gallery of Scotland from East Princes Street Gardens  -  back

Edinburgh Castle
from

East Princes Street Gardens

  Carte de Visite of the Scott Monument by Archibald Burns  -  front

  Carte de Visite of the Scott Monumet by Archibald Burns  -  back

The Scott Monument

Archibald Burns

 

Carte de visite of Roslyn Abbey by John Moffat  -  1876

The back of a carte de visite of Roslyn Abbey by John Moffat  -  1876

Roslyn Chapel

John Moffat

 

Carte de Visite  -  Edinburgh Scene  -  Photogarpher: Marshall Wane              Carte de Visite  -  Edinburgh Scene  -  Photographer: Marshall Wane

1886 reconstruction of Edinburgh Old Town

Carte de Visite  -  Princes Street  -  Photographer: GW Wilson

Princes Street

Marshall Wane

GW Wilson

 

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

 

 

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