The young man appearing on this carte-de-visite could be certain everyone would remember his profession. You might even say he was in tune with the latest trends in advertising and self-promotion. The one thing he neglected to do was write his name on the back, which is a pity.
The CDV was made by James Andrews of Swansea, Wales. According to Victorian Professional Photographers in Wales 1850 -1925, Andrews was at the Wind Street address from 1871 to 1884.
Modern business cards are rather dull by comparison, wouldn’t you agree?