Victorian Carte de Viste

By Richard Wichard; Carol Wichard (Illustrator)
(Shire, Paperback, 9780747804338, 112pp.)

Publication Date: March 4, 2008

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In the early 1860s the craze for collecting carte-de-visite photos was at its peak. Up to 4 hundred million were sold annually. This introduction provides the context of production, the vast range of subjects, explains how to date the images and how to start a collection.

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