Harry Pointer’s Iconic Carte de Visite

 

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Harry Pointer from Brighton became well-known for featuring his pet cats in a series of carte-de-visite photographs. Pointer managed to make them pose in humorous settings, mimicking human activities. By 1884 he published around 200 such pictures.

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