Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
Focussing on all facets of the history of the carte de visite and the photographers that made them in Great Britain and around the world.
Latest Activity: Aug 25
British and Irish Photography:
A basic question - I'm still learning about cdvs! I presume photographers would buy in a stock of cards for their prints. But would a Lancashire photographer conceivably buy cards from e.g. Bristol Portrait Company? I seem to have found exactly that…Continue
Started by jo hague. Last reply by PetworthPenthouse Aug 22, 2021.
For a book on Rejlander & Victorian photography I am looking for his CDV photos. I coudn't find any CDV from his studio in Wolverhampton & there very few from his studios in London. But there should be a lot of them. Maybe you have some CDV…Continue
Started by Bernd Stiegler. Last reply by Bernd Stiegler Feb 4, 2021.
First Post:Thank you for allowing be to join.The following links are to 3 lots of photographs and Carte de Visite which…Continue
Started by Jane Brown Jul 17, 2020.
Does anyone know if the thin paper covers for Cartes de Visite and Cabinet Cards had a name, what were they called? Two of the attached are by Percy Lund & Co, Bradford, England.ThanksTonyContinue
Started by Tony Rackstraw. Last reply by Michael Hocken Apr 23, 2019.
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