Sunday, 23 June 2013

Mrs John Auld (Georgina Muir) by Bara [Cabinet card]

Photo details:

TitleMrs John Auld (Georgina Muir) by Bara
Date1893
CollectionGeorgina Auld nee Muir photo album
Digital IDapc-000003

Photo TypeCabinet card

Mount Size107 x 166 mm
Mount Thickness1 mm
Mount ColourCream
Mount EdgesStraight, gold gilt
Mount CornersRound

Image Size102 x 148 mm
TechnologyAlbumen
FeaturesVignette

Front ImprintLogo and text
Back ImprintMedium sized, text and artwork


Front face
Rear face


Front face:


Mrs John Auld (Georgina Muir) by Bara (front face)
[Auld Photograph Collection apc-000003-s1]

Bara
AYR, N.B. (N.B. denoting North Britain)

Written on the page in the album where this photograph was placed is the following identification text and year:
Mrs John Auld (Georgina), mother of J H G Auld (1893)

Rear face:

Mrs John Auld (Georgina Muir) by Bara (front face)
[Auld Photograph Collection apc-000003-s2]
Larger version on Flickr

Imprint on rear face is medium sized and includes both text and artwork. Inscription of the text reads as:
13389 (written in pencil on the top left)
12 (written in pencil on the top right)
UNDER
DISTINGUISHED
PATRONAGE
Bara
AYR.
ALL NEGATIVES KEPT. COPIES CAN BE HAD.
ENLARGEMENTS
PLAIN IN OIL, WATER COLOR, OR CRAYONS
MINIATURES ON IVORY &c. &c. 
The number(s) written at the top of the cabinet card in pencil most likely represent the negative number of the photo in case a duplicate needed to be reordered from the photographer.