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[James Valentine, Photographer] Album of 12 albumen photographic views of Scotland. c1890

[James Valentine, Photographer] Album of 12 albumen photographic views of Scotland. c1890

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[James Valentine, Photographer] Album of 12 albumen photographic views of Scotland. c1890

by Valentine, James (and his studio)

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Dundee, Scotland: Valentine, James (and his studio), 1890. A Very Good Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket Issued. Photography by Valentine, James (1815-1879).

Album in red pebbled cloth, edges in gilt with hand-soiling some spotting from liquid to the cloth edges are sun-faded; some fading and minor yellowing to photographs around edges; Bindings firm. Photos are attached to cardstock on hinged leaves.

12 albumen photographs mounted on boards and bound in cloth-covered, gilt-stamped album. Photographs: 13.3 by 20.3 cm (5.25 by 8 inches); boards: 17.1 by 23 cm (6.75 by x 9 inches).. James Valentine was a Scottish photographer who, with his company Valentine's of Dundee, produced Scottish topographical views from the 1860s, and later became internationally famous as the producers of picture postcards.

Valentine market was the national middle- and upper-class tourist market, with the production of both drawing room albums containing selections of photographs arranged geographically and individual landscape prints.

Photographs, captioned in negative, depict views of country and city and include views of historical buildings and monuments as well as monuments to modern industry including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood, Stirling Castle, Ben Lomond, the Forth and Callander bridges.

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Title
[James Valentine, Photographer] Album of 12 albumen photographic views of Scotland. c1890
Author
Valentine, James (and his studio)
Illustrator
Photography by Valentine, James (1815-1879)
Format/Binding
A Very Good Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Dust Jacket Issued
Quantity Available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Valentine, James (and his studio)
Place of Publication
Dundee, Scotland
Date Published
1890
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Scotland; albumen photographs; Mounted Photographs; 19th Century Photography; Illustrated Books & History of the Image
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Art: Photography;

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