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Vintage Cameras, Photographs, Books and Ephemera

Pre 1900 Ephemera

William Crooke Photographer, Edinburgh 1899

Receipt for Mr Patrick Campbell from William Crooke for photographs and goods including,"Leather & velvet miniature frame". Dated Jan.30th 1899 and signed by Crooke. William Crooke was born in Ireland in 1853. He had a studio at 103, Princes Street from 1884-1914 where he was an early enthusiast of the platinotype process and a member of the Edinburgh Photographic Society from 1881. He died in 1928 but his name was used for the business until 1930, ending up at 42, Frederick Street after being based at 79, Princes Street from 1925-29.(Scottish Studio Photographers up to 1914 by D.R.Torrance,2011).

Condition: Has been folded, with some small tears.


Sarony Of Scarboro 1877

Receipt from Sarony of Scarboro' for 2 portraits in oil finished by Thomas Jones Barker,( who exhibited many works at the Royal Academy), also, 2 guilt frames and some cartes, c July 26th 1877. Receipt for a Reverend Lockhart. Stamped and signed.

Condition: Has been folded, but very good.


David Milne Blairgowrie Photographer 1880

Receipt for cabinet cards from David Milne, Photographic Artist, Brown Street, Blairgowrie from October 1880. Signed by photographer, "Settled with thanks, D.Milne".

Condition: Has been folded, very good.


George McKenzie of Paisley

Receipt from George McKenzie, Photographic Artist of 5, Gilmour Street. Paisley c1890 for a set of cabinet cards. Signed and stamped.

Condition: Folded. Very Good.


Alexander Wood & Son of Edinburgh 1880

A receipt for printing and photographic work done by Alexander Wood & Son of 6, St.Bernard's Row.Edinburgh c1880. The work was done for a renowned Scottish architectural company, Campbell Douglas & Sellars. Stamped and signed.

Condition:Folded, but very good.


Albert Coe (Late Sawyer and Bird) Norwich 1891

Receipt for work done by Albert Coe (Late Sawyer and Bird), of 32, London Street, Norwich c1891. Signed by A Coe.

Condition: Folded with tear in page.