Carte-de-Visite Photograph of Free Church of Scotland Minister and Philanthropist Thomas Guthrie By Martin, Photographist Montreal
(Photography - 19th Century - Canada - Martin, Photographist)

Montreal, Canada: Martin, Photographist Montreal, 1863. F Carte-de-visite photograph of Thomas Guthrie (1803 - 1873) Free Church of Scotland minister and philanthropist, dedicated especially to the "Ragged schools" - charitable organisations dedicated to the free education of destitute children in 19th-century Britain - "...His style was not informed by theological depth or intellectual accomplishment, but was underpinned by a thorough knowledge of human nature, a warm-heartedness, and an ability to speak vividly and in terms that all could understand..." (Lionel Alexander Ritchie in the DNB); approx. 2 1/2" x 4" size; pencil identified on the back; Martin, Photographist Cor. Craig & Bleury Streets Montreal studio imprint on back of mount card; light wear to mount; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 23666)


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