Just one photograph

Finding just one old photograph can mean discovering another photographic studio which had never made it into the local trade directories. So this week, the discovery of the carte de visite below suggests that the firm, which is now Gillman and Soame, Oxford, once had a presence in Cambridge.  But there is still more to be discovered about this. For example who was the sitter – named on the reverse as “Henry Shelding”?

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