Studio Photo - Portobello
The photograph above is about postcard size. (5.1 ins x 3.7 ins.)
In fact it probably is a postcard. Many studio portraits in the early 20th
century were produced as postcards, though I have seldom seen any that have been
sent through the post.
The photo has been mounted on board about 9.5 ins x 7 ins.
The studio 'boat' is on a support painted to match the sea in the backdrop.
This view looks from the sea back towards Portobello Pier and Edinburgh, with
Arthur's Seat, the extinct volcano 823 ft high in
Queen's Park, in the