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Edward McCann's Blog – September 2020 Archive (1)

Exhibition of G W Wilson carte-de-visite views, 1862-1900.

New research based on a view of 'Roslyn Chapel --- The Apprentice's Pillar' confirms Mr Wilson introduced CDV views before late 1868. The printed caption appears on the recto and the seller's label, 'William Smith, 43 Lord Street, Liverpool' on the verso.

In 1862, the British Journal of Photography suggested to readers, they buy from Mr. Smith at 43 Lord street cartes of American personalities, published by Anthony of NYC, to support a Lancashire charity. Gore's Liverpool…

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Added by Edward McCann on September 16, 2020 at 17:00 — 21 Comments

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