Carte-de-visite of a young boy

Scope and Content

Carte-de-visite of a black and white photograph of a young boy, head and shoulders only. He has cropped hair, and is wearing a smock with lace collar. Yellow in tone, the photograph is vignetted to the edge, and mounted on card with printed text underneath and on the reverse, along with a coat of arms.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Yellowed, some white spotting where the image has disappeared (not noticeable), dirty marks especially

top left quarter. Small yellowish deposit, centre. Abrasions to surface of reverse, bottom and left. Production method: albumen print, hand cut and mounted.

Related Material

Note: similar to 7/KDC/K/10/3,7,8

Reference: A Directory of London Photographers 1841 - 1908. Michael Pritchard. 1994.

Reference note: Window & Grove were at this address from 1873 until 1879.