- [between 1895-1905]
Item is a cream coloured card with vignetted portrait of a young man with a plaid tie. At bottom edge, in blue letterpress, "Williams & Williams PHOTOGRAPHERS." On verso, elaborate lithographed design with woman standing on a globe holding an upside down cornucopia out of which spill circular portraits. The photographer's stamp gives 7 locations in the UK. "Williams & Williams" "67, THE TRIANGLE, BRISTOL/ 53, QUEEN STREET, CARDIFF/ ARCADE STUDIO NEWPORT/ 208a HIGH STREET, SWANSEA/ 90 TAFF ST, PONTYPRIDD/ 56 ELGIN STREET, HEREFORD/ 48 HIGH STREET, SHREWSBURY." At the bottom left, printed "No." and handwritten in pencil beside that, "33023". Text follows, "NEGATIVES ARE/ PRESERVED COPIES/ OR ENGLARGEMENTS CAN/ BE MADE FROM THIS OR ANY/ OTHER PHOTOGRAPH." Also written in pencil at the very bottom, "Dudjer(?)".
Williams & Williams Arcade Studio