André Orange was
born in France in 1810 or 1811. His wife was also born in France.
was originally a daguerreotype photographer
in Edinburgh (and presumably, later, a wet
collodion worker) from 1853 to 1867.
He became a Member of PSS in 1856, the year the Society was established.
PSS Exhibition, Dec 1859
4th PSS Exhibition
in 1859, he exhibited a frame of 36 stereoscopic photographs of statuary.
PSS Exhibition, Dec 1864
9th PSS Exhibition
in 1864, he exhibited 11 cartes de visite.
de Visite of Brewster
is a carte de visite of Sir David Brewster taken by André
Copyright: Courtesy of the
Trustees of the Science Museum - from the National Museum of Photography
Film, and Television
The first advert that I have found for André Orange
appeared in The Scotsman in 1852.
The Scotsman 24 July 1852, page 1
MR. A. ORANGE from PARIS, has the
honour to inform the Nobility, Gentry and Public of Edinburgh and
its vicinity, that he has Opened a PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT STUDIO, at
63 GEORGE STREET
For the convenience of Ladies and
others who may dislike the public room, Mr A.O. has Private
Apartments suitably fitted up.
All kinds of PAINTINGS carefully