Victorian Carte de Viste (Paperback)

By Richard Wichard, Carol Wichard (Illustrator)

Shire, 9780747804338, 112pp.

Publication Date: March 4, 2008



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.