J. M. Hamilton & Co., 184 Paisley Rd, 1887 - 1888

34 - 38  G

Portrait of a large family on a closely dated cabinet card. The photographer has carefully avoided an excessively symmetrical composition by placing the boy to the side, and given the mother an umbrella as a symbol of her protective role.

33 - 36  GM

This confident young man appears on the form of cdv which was virtually a standard between 1885 and 1895, with a gilt and bevelled edge, and gilt embossed lettering.

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