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W. & D. Downey carte-de-visite 'mystery'

Can anyone help solve a carte-de-visite 'mystery' involving the celebrated firm of W. & D. Downey? I recently purchased a Downey cdv of St. Nicholas Church, Newcastle (now Newcastle Cathedral) c. mid-1860s.

What is intriguing is that the address cited on the verso - 4 Eldon Square - is not the same as that used on every other Downey card of the period that I've seen - 9 Eldon Square, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

A blogpost I've written ('If photographs could speak' - 7th December 2022) suggesting various explanations has more details -

It also includes a link to a twitter thread in response to the post.  

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