Samuel Whitebread and Early Photography in Havant

Cartes de visite (visiting card) below of Ralph Cousins’ grandparents Mary Ann Outen and George Harry Outen produced by Samuel Whitebread. As Mary is not wearing a wedding ring these photographs must have been taken before their wedding day on 23 September 1882.

The carte de visite was a type of small photograph patented in Paris by photographer André Adolphe Eugène Disdéri in 1854.)

Early photography

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Posted on Mon, 09/05/2022 - 15:06