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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.

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George Gilfillan

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Sir Archibald Geikie

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
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Sir John Ogilvy, 9th Bt

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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Michael Faraday

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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William Anderson

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
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Sir David Brewster

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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William Edward Baxter

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
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Sir John Ogilvy, 9th Bt

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
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William Edward Baxter

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
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Place

Dundee