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Archibald Burns

Carte de Visite

Castle from East Gardens

Photographs on cartes de visite, such as this view of Edinburgh by Archibald Burns are only about 3.5 ins x 2.25 ins.

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

However, an idea of the quality of the image can be seen from this view, zooming-in to the centre of the image.  See below

 

 Edinburgh Castle and the National Gallery of Scotland

from East Princes Street Gardens

Detail from a Carte de Visite view of Edinburgh Castle and the National Gallery of Scotland by Archibald Burns

  Reproduced by courtesy of Ron Cosens

 

Zoom-out

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

 

   

 

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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