Item 2008.001.134 - Portrait of man in highland dress

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Portrait of man in highland dress

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  • [between 1863-1887] (Creation)
    Barnes & Son

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1 photograph ; albumen : 9.7 x 6.4 cm

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John Thomas Barnes (1809-1901) owned and operated four photography studios in England from 1958 to 1861. The first was at 3 Hope Place, Mile End Road, Stepney, which was in business from 1858 to 1861. The second was at Bedford House, 6 Bedford Place, Commercial Road East, Poplar, which Barnes operated from 1864 to 1866, and was succeeded by Dumain & Orchard. The third was at 52 Crown Row, Mile End Road, Stepney, which operated from 1861-October 1 1863, and the fourth was at 422 Mile End Road, Stepney, which was opened in 1863 and was succeeded by W. Wright in 1887.

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Item is a white carte-de-visite with hand-tinted print showing man in Highland dress with kilt, leaning on chair in studio setting. On verso, in black letterpress, "BARNES & SON/ Photographers/ 422,/ MILE END ROAD,/ AND AT/ BEDFORD HOUSE/ 6, Bedford Place,/ COMMERCIAL ROAD EAST./ DUPLICATES/ may be had at any time/ No." followed by "6864" in ink.

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Card is dirty, small tear in edge of photo at upper left.

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