The Studios of Europe | H. Baden Pritchard

This book covers the practice of professional portrait photography in leading studios across Europe. It was published in 1882 and therefore refers to the period when carte cabinets were consolidated as the preferred format in relation to the carte de visita format that had its peak in the 60s and 70s. In addition to the names of the main photographers, formats and prices offered, also the description of the studios, type of lighting, decoration, scenic features and much other information paint a very complete picture of photographic practice in those times.

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