Carte de Visite

Carte de Visite

Photographic "visiting cards" were invented by Andre Adolphe Eugene Disderi in 1854.

They were usually an albumen print mounted onto card.

Albums for the collection and display of cards became a common fixture in Victorian parlors.

To learn more about Carte de Visite

http://www.photographymuseum.com/histsw.htm
http://www.rleggat.com/photohistory/history/cart-de-.htm

To learn more about the Wet Plate Era

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collodion
http://www.collodion.org

Carte de Visite Carte de Visite

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