Carte de visite

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Carte´ de vi`site`

1.A visiting card.
2.A photographic picture of the size formerly in use for a visiting card.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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One theory is that it was part of a carte de visite, a French invention similar to modernday postcards or business cards.
De ce fait, j'ai laisse ma carte de visite a l'exposant algerien pour discuter, ulterieurement, de la possibilite d'introduire ce produit dans notre marche", avance-t-elle.
LAHORE: Shown here is a half-length seated carte de visite portrait, a detail of a larger photograph of Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan, Nawab of Bahawalpur by Bourne and Shepherd, c.1870.
Ha de se considerar, no contexto da ampliacao publica da circulacao de fotografias, na segunda metade do seculo XIX, a carte de visite. Esse formato, inventado em 1854, por Andre Adolphe-Eugene Disderi (1819-1889), e assim nomeado pelo seu tamanho reduzido, com cerca de 9,5 x 6 cm de area de imagem que era montada sobre um cartao de cerca de 10cm x 6,5 cm.
While critics have generally dismissed Mark Twain's relationship with France as hostile, Harrington and Jenn see Twain's use of the French as a foil to help construct his identity as "the representative American." Examining new materials that detail his Montmatre study, the carte de visite album, and a chronology of his visits to France, the book offers close readings of writings that have been largely ignored, such as The Innocents Adrift manuscript and the unpublished chapters of A Tramp Abroad, combining literary analysis, socio-historical context and biographical research.
She also earned a living partly by selling photographic carte de visite portraits of herself, at lectures and by mail.
These portraits often feature a fashionably dressed beautiful young woman whose pose is related to either fashion plates or carte de visite photography; the mass and/or cheap production of both made it possible for the Impressionists to incorporate this popular imagery into their paintings.
The images are studio portraits of First Nations and Metis individuals and were the only remaining photographs that were once housed in a carte de visite album.