Category Archives: 19th century

A ‘snapper’ snapped

From the earliest days of popular photography, photographers often supplemented their income from other sources. There were photographers who were chemists, frame-makers, stationers, and in one case, a jobbing gardener. Charles Christian Page was none of these. He made his living … Continue reading

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Making the most of this Blog

Almost all the photographers listed on this blog are from my own collection. This means that if you find a photographer who is of interest to you, I can scan in his or her trade card for you to see. The exceptions … Continue reading

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