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 as a commission agent (taking bets on sporting fixtures for paying customers) and sometime photographer.Continue reading “A ‘snapper’ snapped”

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 are those mentioned in ‘Miscellaneous jottings’, which are based on information passed on by followersContinue reading “Making the most of this Blog”