New Stickybacks Site

The results of our research into the two Stickyback photographers in Peterborough in the early 20th Century were starting to skew our site away from its geographical base in Cambridgeshire. As a result we have moved all the material on stickybacks and other small portrait formats to a new site, which we hope you will enjoy. It is at


Pair of small stickyback type of portraits, 1.5 x 2.3 inches, cut from a strip of identical images. Subjects and photographer unknown, c.1910?

Small Portraits

A few weeks of puzzling over small portraits (as below) from the first quarter of the 20th century has now been written up on a new page about Sub Carte De Visite Size Portraits. The page on Stickybacks has been updated and some new stamp photographs have been added to the site.