All of the examples shown below were taken between 1864 and 1890. The carte de visite (abbreviated CdV or CDV) was a type of small photograph which was patented in Paris, France by photographer André Adolphe Eugène Disdéri in 1854. Whether these are part of your family photograph collection or bought as wonderful historical images, once restored, enhanced and colour tinted, they make fantastic framed pictures.
Colouring Antique Carte De Visite & Cabinet Cards
A Royal Marine, with a magnificent moustache, taken in 1890
Two sisters from Worksop, taken in 1886
A young man from Huddersfield, taken in 1870
Four sisters from New Chilwell, taken in 1864