Monday, 26 August 2013

John Walker by David Scott [Carte de visite]

Photo details:

TitleJohn Walker by David Scott
Date1876
CollectionGeorgina Auld nee Muir photo album
Digital IDapc-000077

Photo TypeCarte de visite

Mount Size63 x 103 mm
Mount Thickness0.675 mm
Mount ColourLight Yellow
Mount EdgesStraight, gold gilt
Mount CornersRound
Mount BorderNone

Image Size60 x 96 mm
TechnologyAlbumen
Features

Front ImprintSmall lettering
Back ImprintLarge sized, ornate text and artwork


Front face
Rear face

Front face:


John Walker by David Scott (front face) [Auld Photograph Collection apc-000077-s1]

Photographers imprint on the front face reads:
David Scott, Sydney.

Rear face:

John Walker by David Scott (rear face) [Auld Photograph Collection apc-000077-s2]

Imprint on rear face is full sized and includes both text and artwork. Inscription of the text reads as:

FROM THE
Photographic
Studio
OF
David Scott
SUCCESSOR TO WILLIAM BRADLEY
SYDNEY
On the rear is also the printers mark which reads:
Marion, Imp. Paris.
Hand written on the rear face is also an identification and date which reads:
John Walker
1876
The identification is also written in the album as:
Rev. J. Walker
.