Carte de Visite

John Center


Photograph of John Center, photographer and bagpipe maker, taken in 1888 in the studio of James Howie, 3 Princes Street

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Veronika Ihlenfeldt

Photograph of John Center

The carte de visite of John Center, above, was taken in the studio of James Howie, 3 Princes Street Edinburgh in 1888 when John Center was aged 57.

The studio was at the East End of Princes Street, sold a few years later to allow the North British Hotel (now the Balmoral Hotel) to be built.


John Center and the Senter Family

Most of the family were named Senter. John used the name Center.

George was Center (marriage records), but Centre (christening records).


John Center                    Jane                     Willie and Amy

Family Tree                   Leaving Scotland                   Today


John (Aberdeen)         John (Edinburgh)          Family (Edinburgh)

Cartes de Visite

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Bagpipe Maker                        Bagpipe Photographs