Title: Horncastle Lady with Spectacles
Author: Carlton & Sons, 8 High Street, Horncastle (and at Iddesleigh Road, Woodhall Spa)



A charming CDV by Carlton & Sons. William Preston Carlton (born Yorkshire c1817, died 1891) was a chemist and later a photographer. He married Eliza Darby in Horncastle in 1840 and they had four sons and a daughter. The youngest son, Herbert was also a photographer. The business was still going into the 20th century. A Foster & Son (Horncastle), photographers, continued at the same premises into the 21st century.

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