[Editor: This carte de visite, featuring a photograph of a man and woman (possibly husband and wife), is undated; however, it is believed to have been made in the late 19th century.]
[Front of carte de visite]
C. Roggenkamp, Warwick.
[Description: A photograph of a man and woman (possibly husband and wife). The man, with a beard (but no moustache), is seated; the woman is standing.]
[Reverse of carte de visite]
Orders may be had on application
Orders by post executed with despatch.
– Marion, Imp. Paris –
Dimensions (approximate): 63 mm. (width), 102 mm. (height).
This carte de visite was printed on a sturdy cardboard mount, with rounded corners.
The name of the manufacturer “Marion, Imp. Paris”, with one dash before and one dash after, indicates that the cardboard mount was manufactured circa 1882-1885.
See: Roger Vaughan, “The Marion Date Code – Marion Imp Paris –”, Victorian and Edwardian Photographs – Roger Vaughan Personal Collection
Marion = A. Marion & Co. (of Soho Square, London), a manufacturer of cardboard mounts, was an English company which operated in the mid to late 19th century
See: Roger Vaughan, “Marion – Victorian Photograph Card Printers”, Victorian and Edwardian Photographs – Roger Vaughan Personal Collection
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