Friday, 8 November 2013

unknown male by John Adamson & Son [carte de visite]

Photo details:

Titleunknown male by John Adamson & Son
Date1872-73
CollectionGeorgina Auld nee Muir photo album
Digital IDapc-000024

Photo TypeCarte de visite

Mount Size64 x 105 mm
Mount Thickness0.670 mm
Mount ColourCream
Mount EdgesStraight
Mount CornersRound
Mount BorderNone

Image Size60 x 95 mm
TechnologyAlbumen
Features

Front ImprintSmall text
Back ImprintMedium sized, text and script



Front face
Rear face

Front face:

unknown male by John Adamson & Son (front face) [Auld Photograph Collection apc-000024-s1]
Larger version on Flickr


Photographers imprint on the front face reads:
ADAMSON & SON GLASGOW & ROTHESAY

Rear face:

unknown male by John Adamson & Son (front face) [Auld Photograph Collection apc-000024-s2]


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

JA&S [logo]
PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS
126 SAUCHIEHALL ST.
GLASGOW
John Adamson & Son [script on 45 degree angle]
AND
VICTORIA STREET
ROTHESAY.

See John Adamson & Son, Glasgow, SCT [Photographers] for more information on when John Adamson & Son operated their photographic studio in Glasgow, As discussed in that post, the documentary evidence based solely on the information provided on the back imprint dates the photo between the two year period 1872-73.