Lives from Family Albums

I’ve created a new blog using named photographs from my collection. Each photo has a brief life of the sitter attached, so if you’re into all things Victorian, why not take a look

Lives from Family Albums

3 Responses to Lives from Family Albums

  1. Kerrie Davies says:

    Hi I love your site. I am researching my family history and have a photo taken by Lauder Bros at their 32 Westmorland address. I am trying to work out when it was taken etc. Can you give me any help?. Do you have an archive of photos?
    thanks

    • qvictoria says:

      Hi Kerrie, pleased to hear that you like the site. It was set up based on my own collection of some thousands of 19th century images re photographers, dates of operation, place etc.
      I can only say that Lauders were at the 32 Westmoreland Street address from about 1872 – 1900, based on information in various trade directories and details from the backs of the few photos I have by them. If the photo you mentioned is of a lady it would be easier to give an approximate date, based on clothing details, hairstyle etc, than if the subject was male.
      If you could send me a copy of the photo, it might help to date it.

      Thanks for getting in touch
      Christine, World of Victorian Photography

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