Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
LL/39551
Unidentified photographer
Leather covered boxes for carte de visite
n.d.
Storage boxes
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (Sept 25, 2010, / 221)
 
LL/39551

3 of 62
LL/60624
Boxes to hold carte de visites
n.d.
Storage boxes
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
12 September 2015, Auction #28, lot: 43
 
LL/60624

4 of 62
LL/39552
Unidentified photographer
French carte de visite album
1860s-1870s
Carte de visite album
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (Sept 25, 2010, / 223)
 
LL/39552

5 of 62
LL/39553
Unidentified photographer
French carte de visite album
1860s-1870s
Carte de visite album
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (Sept 25, 2010, / 223)
 
LL/39553

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LL/10841
CDV album with a music box inside
1852 (after)
Carte de visite album
 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
 
LL/10841 [Further details available]

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LL/43507
Unidentified manufacturer (probably German)
Decorative carte de visite album
1860-1870 (ca)
Carte de visite album
 
Stockholms Auktionsverk
Photographica, 4 April 2011, Lot: 4290
 
LL/43507 [Further details available]

14 of 62
LL/43508
Unidentified manufacturer (probably German)
Decorative carte de visite album
1900 (before)
Carte de visite album
 
Stockholms Auktionsverk
Photographica, 4 April 2011, Lot: 4291
 
LL/43508 [Further details available]

15 of 62
LL/39401
N.J. Caire
Portrait of an unidentified bearded man, Victoria
1872-1875
Carte de visite, on a floral album page
4.7 x 3.9 cm (image, oval), 10.3 x 6.5 cm (mount)
 
National Library of Australia
nla.pic-an24664196
 
LL/39401 [Further details available]

16 of 62
LL/9798
A template carte de visite explaining how to cut them to size and how to place them into an album.
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
 
LL/9798 [Further details available]

17 of 62
LL/32935
Leopold F. Manley
A verse relating to "photographic art", designed to be the first carte in an album
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#21 / 123)
 
LL/32935 [Further details available]

18 of 62
LL/31518
Yes here is my album
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#20 / 165)
 
LL/31518 [Further details available]

19 of 62
LL/34135
Album frontispiece
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes
Courtesy of Dennis Waters Fine Daguerreotypes (www.finedags.com)
 
LL/34135 [Further details available]

20 of 62
LL/32936
Carte-de-visite with Scottish theme, designed to be the first carte in an album
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#21 / 124)
 
LL/32936 [Further details available]

21 of 62
LL/39257
Bitte Bitte dein Bild. [Please please your picture]
n.d.
Carte de visite, album filler
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
All rights reserved.
 
LL/39257

22 of 62
LL/35880
Schleaers Gallery (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Photo still life with a pyramid of carte de visite albums
1860s (ca)
Carte de visite, trimmed, detail
 
Private collection of Laddy Kite
 
LL/35880

23 of 62
LL/13143
American easel style photograph album
1870s (ca)
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#16/80)
 
LL/13143 [Further details available]

24 of 62
LL/13144
American easel style photograph album
1870s (ca)
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#16/80)
 
LL/13144 [Further details available]

25 of 62
LL/11132
Gilt embossed leather frame to hold four carte des visite (French)
1890s (ca)
Carte de visite frame
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#14 / 104)
 
LL/11132

28 of 62
LL/11131
Gilt embossed leather frame to hold four carte des visite (French)
1890s (ca)
Carte de visite frame
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#14 / 104)
 
LL/11131

29 of 62
LL/34959
The "Patent Banner Album" introduced by Koch Sones & Co.
1878
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34959 [Further details available]

30 of 62
LL/34960
The "Patent Banner Album" introduced by Koch Sones & Co.
1878
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34960 [Further details available]

31 of 62
LL/34454
A Rustic Carte de Visite Frame
1864
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/34454 [Further details available]

35 of 62
LL/42557
Unknown maker (Japanese)
Japanese carte-de-visite and cabinet card album
1860-1880 (ca)
Photograph album, wall-mounted
 
Ninteen-Thirteen: Art Antiques Artifacts
 
LL/42557 [Further details available]

37 of 62
LL/42558
Unknown maker (Japanese)
Japanese carte-de-visite and cabinet card album
1860-1880 (ca)
Photograph album, wall-mounted
 
Ninteen-Thirteen: Art Antiques Artifacts
 
LL/42558 [Further details available]

38 of 62
LL/13145
Decorative wall hanging brass frame to hold six carte des visite
1880s (ca)
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#16/81)
 
LL/13145

39 of 62
LL/9972
Unidentified photographer
A child standing on a stool with one hand resting on a Robinson's Photographicon viewer.
n.d.
Tintype, 1/6 plate, hand-coloured
 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
 
LL/9972 [Further details available]

47 of 62
LL/31374
Woman (Mary C. Hilligoss) posing in a studio with a multiple CDV viewer
1865, 11 April (Patent)
 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
 
LL/31374 [Further details available]

48 of 62
LL/60629
Robinson’s Patent “Photograph Album” for Cartes de Visite
1865, 11 April (patent)
Storage
9.5 x 4.5 x 5.25 ins
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
12 September 2015, Auction #28, lot: 169
 
LL/60629 [Further details available]

49 of 62
LL/60630
Robinson’s Patent “Photograph Album” for Cartes de Visite
1865, 11 April (patent)
Storage
9.5 x 4.5 x 5.25 ins
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
12 September 2015, Auction #28, lot: 169
 
LL/60630 [Further details available]

50 of 62
LL/60631
Robinson’s Patent “Photograph Album” for Cartes de Visite
1865, 11 April (patent)
Storage
9.5 x 4.5 x 5.25 ins
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
12 September 2015, Auction #28, lot: 169
 
LL/60631 [Further details available]

51 of 62
LL/31202
Portrait of a girl with flowers and a CDV roller viewer on the table
1865 (or later)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Laurie Minor
 
LL/31202 [Further details available]

52 of 62
LL/9968
Intricately carved wooden self-standing fan which was made to hold seven CDVs. It was never used and the original backing paper is still in each frame.
n.d.
 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
 
LL/9968

54 of 62
LL/11129
Display album or revolving frame to hold 40 cartes de visite, in special card mounts (probably English)
1870s (ca)
Carte de visite display
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#14 / 41)
 
LL/11129 [Further details available]

55 of 62
LL/13134
Hand held "Mirrorscope" for cabinet cards and cartes de visite
n.d.
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#16/38)
 
LL/13134 [Further details available]

56 of 62
LL/13135
Hand held "Mirrorscope" for cabinet cards and cartes de visite
n.d.
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#16/38)
 
LL/13135 [Further details available]

57 of 62
LL/11008
French table top storage cabinet and viewer for cartes de visites (Closed)
1870s (ca)
Carte de visite combined cabinet and viewer
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#15 / 37)
 
LL/11008 [Further details available]

58 of 62
LL/11009
French table top storage cabinet and viewer for cartes de visites (Open)
1870s (ca)
Carte de visite combined cabinet and viewer
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#15 / 37)
 
LL/11009 [Further details available]

59 of 62
LL/9969
Wooden French CDV viewer with multiple CDVs which sequentially pop up into the upper slot when the lever is activated. As the next card is elevated, the previous one drops back into the body. The height is 16" high when opened.
n.d.
 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
 
LL/9969

60 of 62
LL/9970
Lauer's Patented Revolving Photo Cabinet made in Chicago Illinois in the late 1870s is 10" high with a curved glass dome revealing new CDVs with the twist of a knob.
n.d.
 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
 
LL/9970

61 of 62
LL/60218
Thomas F. Byrnes (1842-1910)
Rogues Gallery, State of New York
1891 (ca)
Wooden cabinet
75.2 x 58.2 x 26 cm
 
The Romantic Agony Book & Print Auctions
Auction 19 June 2015, Lot: 122
 
LL/60218 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Albums - Advertising for early photograph albums
Albums - Cartes de visite and cabinet card photograph albums
Albums - Directions for inserting cards into cartes de visite albums
Albums - Easel style photograph albums
Albums - Examples of filler cards in cartes de visite albums
Albums - Introduction to photograph albums
Albums - Leather photograph albums
Albums - Metal and enamel photograph albums
Albums - Russian photograph album
Backgrounds and foregrounds - Backgrounds used in nineteenth century photographic studios
Cabinet cards - Cartes de visite and cabinet card photograph albums
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite and cabinet card photograph albums
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite boxes, cases, wallets and envelopes
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Photographica
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Storage and viewers
Cartes de visite - Directions for inserting cards into cartes de visite albums
Cartes de visite - Examples of filler cards in cartes de visite albums
Cartes de visite - Photograph frames for cartes de visite
Children - Children in nineteenth century photography
Ephemera - Cartes de visite boxes, cases, wallets and envelopes
Identity documents and badges - Thomas Byrnes: Professional Criminals of America (1886)
Interiors of photographic studios - Backgrounds used in nineteenth century photographic studios
Mugshots - Introduction to mugshots and rogues' galleries
Mugshots - Thomas Byrnes: Professional Criminals of America (1886)
Packaging - Cartes de visite boxes, cases, wallets and envelopes
Photograph frames and easels - Easels
Photograph frames and easels - Illustrations of photograph frames
Photograph frames and easels - Photograph frames
Photograph frames and easels - Photograph frames for cartes de visite
Photograph frames and easels - Photograph frames, easels, framing supplies and framers
Social life of photographs - Examples of filler cards in cartes de visite albums
Social life of photographs - Illustrations of photograph frames
Social life of photographs - Introduction to photograph albums
Social life of photographs - Photograph frames
Social life of photographs - Photograph frames for cartes de visite
Storage and display - Cartes de visite and cabinet card photograph albums
Storage and display - Photograph frames
Studio necessities - Backgrounds used in nineteenth century photographic studios
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Thomas Byrnes: Professional Criminals of America (1886)

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