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Baby portrait.

Item is a baby portrait. Black text below photograph reads, 'Weston & Son, Dover & Folkestone'. Black text on back of card reads, 'Photographed From Life by Lambert Weston & Son. Waterloo Crescent, Dover. Sandgate Road, Folkestone.'

Lambert Weston & Son

England album

Item consists of brown, textured, hardcover, leather-bound album with decorative flower detailing on cover. Leather has worn off the spine. Pages are an off-white colour with decorative gold embossing and illustrative floral detail. Photographs slide in between two pieces of card that make each page and hold them in place.

Photographs are mostly portraits of one or two figures taken in studios across England, primarily around London, in towns and cities that include Brighton, Luton, Woburn, Tavistock, Bedford, Northampton and London. One photograph was made at J. C. Waler & Co. at 147 Yonge Street, Toronto.The address written inside the cover of the album is 61 High Street Ridgmont Bedford. Some notes and captions are written under and on the back of a few of the photographs in pencil and black ink. Inserted in the front page of the album are two loose pages with personal notes dated 1847 and 1881.

Studio names include: Chenhall & Son, The American Photo Co., W. Hall & Son, Powell Studios, T. Miller - Artist, Photo Artist - Lewes,

Names: W, M, Francis, T.G. Roberts The County Tea Exchange and Provision Warehouse [address was 45 & 46 High Street]

Shields, Lorne

Lambert and Fellows album

File consists of an album with the words "scrapbook" written on the front in red and blue letters. On the cover there is a picture of a boy sitting at a desk with a crown counting coins. In the room around him are pictures of a knight fighting an ogre; a picture of two hunters, and a fireplace with a clock on the mantle beside a mounted horse figurine, some books. and a calendar. The pages are plain off-white in colour and have articles and photographs glued in, along with many loose clippings and photos spread throughout.
Scrapbook contains images and newspaper articles about the Lambert and Fellows families, including wedding and death announcements.

Accompanying loose materials include: postcards, photoengravure reproduction, pen and ink drawing, photographs - mounted and unmounted, newspaper articles.

Dates on pages and accompanying loose materials include: 1885, 1889, 1894, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1911, 1918.

Studios include: The Cavendish Studio, Speaight, Cantuar Photo Co., Whiteley, Meisenbach.

Shields, Lorne

Portrait of Jack Fellows Laubert(?), age 17 years

Item consists of a cream coloured mount with embossed text at bottom right, "HARRODS LTD./ BROMPTON TOAD/ S.W." Photograph is a of a young man in suit and tie with high collared shirt. On verso, handwritten in ink, "Jack Fellows Laubert(?)/ age 17 years." Mount slides inside a glassine tissue envelope with the same Harrods logo at top left.

Portrait of W.J. Richards

Item is a white cabinet card with purple letterpress at bottom, "NEGRETTI/&/ZAMBRA/ CRYSTAL PALACE/ SYDENHAM." Photograph shows a bearded man in plain wool coat wearing a flat hat. On verso, in purple letterpress, "Negretti & Zambra/ CRYSTAL PALACE,/ SYDENHAM/ Copies may be had by/ quoting the above number." At top left, "No." is printed with "83297" handwritten in black ink immediately following. Along bottom right, written sideways in black ink, "W. J. Richards".

Negretti & Zambra

Portrait of a boy in sailor suit with walking stick

Item is a green card with gold border and full length portrait of a young boy (about 5 years old) leaning against a wooden fence holding a walking stick. He wears a sailor style suit with rope necklace and a dark hat with ribbon sits at his feet. Painted landscape with trees behind him. On verso, elaborate gold lithographed design with oval pearl and ribbon border and the text "W. H. GOUGH/ Artist/ & PHOTOGRAPHER,/ 7, SWANSWEEL ST./ COVENTRY./ ALL NEGATIVES KEPT/ COPIES CAN ALWAYS BE OBTAINED THIS OR ANY/ OTHER PORTRAIT CAN BE ENLARGED & FINISHED/ IN OIL OR WATER COLORS." Handwritten at the upper left corner in ink, "24/ Aug 1885".

W. H. Gough

Portrait of a man next to writing desk

Item is a white card with black letterpress at bottom edge, "BEVAN,/ LOWESTOFT." Photograph is of a man dressed in long, double breasted coat holding a quill in his hand and leaning on a writing desk. Studio backdrop features a column with view to conservatory at right. On verso, photographer's stamp in the design of an artist's palette with brushes contains the text "H.W. BEVAN,/ PORTRAIT PAINTER/ AND PHOTOGRAPHER,/ LOWESTOFT."

Henry William Bevan

Portrait of a smiling man

Item is a black card with gold embossed lettering at the bottom of the card reading "Squiers./ 9 Frances RD/ EDGBASTON." The photograph is a vignetted portrait of a man with a thick mustache with his eyes scrunched up in a laugh.

Portrait of a woman

Item is a green card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "F. C. D. Hure SHEPTON MALLET." Photograph is a portrait of an old woman in a white bonnet with long side panels seated by a table with a vase of flowers. She wears a fitted blouse buttoned up the front and a wool skirt. On verso, also in gold and printed sideways on the card, "F. C. D. Hure/ Artist,/ Portrait & Landscape Photographer./ 10, COWL STREET, SHEPTON MALLET." At top left "COPIES MAY BE/ HAD AT A REDUCED/ PRICE." And at top right, "BY SENDING/ NAME, DESCRIPTION,/ AND DATE WHEN/ TAKEN." Handwritten in pencil at the top of the card, "L-5.00"

F.C.D. Hure

Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with silver letterpress at bottom edge, "Regent Portraits Ltd., London & Provinces." Photograph is a portrait of a young woman in plain white blouse with her short hair curled forward on either side of her face, and a section pulled up and rolled back on top - a very popular style for the 40s. On verso, "Further copies may always be obtained/ from our local Studio by quoting index/ letter and Negative Number." Handwritten in pencil, "PA61.99.8" and again in letterpress, "OR FROM/ REGENT PORTRAITS Ltd.,/ 30/31 GREAT SUTTON ST.,/ LONDON, E.C. 1."

Regent Portraits Ltd.

Portrait of a woman with long braids and basket

Item is a white cabinet card with red letterpress at bottom edge, "CABINET PORTRAIT/ S. PORTER, PHOTO, CHIPPENHAM". Photograph shows a young girl in peasant-style costume with long braids and a small basket slung across her right wrist. A painted landscape backdrop. On verso, large red lithograph design of a potted plant with the British royal crest followed by the text "Artist &/ Photographer/ S. Porter./ ST PAUL'S STREET,/ CHIPPENHAM/ THIS PORTRAIT CAN BE REDUCED/ FOR TEH SMALLEST LOCKET/ OR ENLARGED TO LIFE SIZE AND FINISHED IN/ OIL, CRAYON OR WATER COLORS ETC./ Negatives Kept/ Copies can always be had./ REEVES & HOARE, LONDON".

S. Porter

Portrait of a young girl

Item is a white carte de visite with photograph of a young girl in dres with short lace sleeves and a dark sash around the waist. She is seated on fur. At the bottom of the card, in black letterpress, "Grimmett, INSTANTANEOUS PORTRAIT/ PARSONS ST BANBURY." On verso, a form is laid out sideways on the card. "IN ORDERING COPIES IS NOT NECESSARY/ TO SEND THIS PHOTOGRAPH SIMPLY QUOTE/ THIS NO". In black ink, no is given as "1136". "GRIMMETT,/ Art Photographer/ ALL PORTRAITS TAKEN BY AN INSTANTAEOUS PROCESS/ Parsons Street,/ Banbury./ THE NEGATIVE OF THIS PORTRAIT WILL BE PRESERVED SO THAT COPIES MAY BE HAD AT ANY TIME IT CAN BE ENLARGED OR/ REDUCED AND FINISHED IN OIL OR WATER COLOURS".

Grimmett Art Photographer

Portrait of girl with jump rope, on balcony

Item is a white cabinet card with gold border and image a young girl, seated on a window ledge with a jump rope and a small (stuffed or stone?) birl to the left. At bottom of card, in gold letterpress, "VANDYKE & BROWN/ PHOTOGRAPHERS" and at right "31 BOLD ST & 34 CASTLE ST/ LIVERPOOL." On verso, royal seal appears at top with large sideways lettering in centre "Vandyke & Brown". At upper left, "ARTISTE(sic) PHOTOGRAPHERS/ MINIATURE & PORTRAIT PAINTERS." Mid right "31, BOLD STREET/ AND/ 34, CASTLE STREET/ LIVERPOOL." At bottom right, "Negatives kept/ Copies may be had." and at centre "CARTES & CABINET PORTRAITS/ COLOURED TO ORDER."

Vandyke & Brown, Photographers

Portrait of man in checked suit

Item is a beige cabinet card with black letterpress at bottom edge, "Turner & Drinkwater/ 8, Regents Terrace/ Hull." Photograph is a portrait of a man leaning against a chair with his right hand in his pocket. He wears a checked suitjacket and matching waistcoat with plain trousers. There is a thin piece of glassine tissue attached at the top of the card that folds over the front of the card. The tissue has a design lithographed on it with the heraldic badge of the Prince of Wales above the text "TURNER & DRINKWATER/ THE STUDIO ROYAL, HULL./ NO. 8/ REGENT'S TERRACE." On verso, black text printed sideways, "Photographers to Their Royal Highnesses/ The Prince & Princess of Wales,/ Duke of Edinburgh and/ Duke of Cambridge". Handwritten in pencil at the lower left corner, "43825".

Turner and Drinkwater