James Valentine (1815-1879), Photographer
Artist of 10 portraits
James Valentine founded his photographic portrait business in 1851. He added portrait photography to the activities of his established Dundee business, which had been based up until that year on the engraving, printing and the supply of business stationery. In 1855 he erected one of the largest photographic glasshouses in Britain. In 1866 Valentine carried out his first Royal commission and received the Royal warrant in 1867.
by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863