Seven sepia photographic carte à visites on album sheet dated June 1867. Each c.105 x 65mm (4¼ x 2½"). Three detached from sheet.
The photographers include: Robert Bingham (1825-1870), 58, rue de la Rochefoucauld, Paris; W. & D. Downey of Newcastle; Preston & Poole of Penzance; Hills & Saunders of Eton & Oxford. Downey's carte-de-visite portrait of Alexandra, Princess of Wales and later Edward VII's queen, with Princess Louise was one of the most popular ever issued, with sales of 300,000.
See NPG x22090 for Alexandra & Louise, 'the most popular photograph ever made in England, selling 300,000 copies.'
[Ref: 31780] £220.00