Scottish Ambrotype Portrait of a Gentleman by Alexander Ness Grant of Kirkcaldy
Victorian Photograph Collection of Jennifer Carnell

A quarter plate ambrotype. The curtain is tinted red.
A piece of paper handwritten by the photographer at the back reveals where and when it was taken:
'Taken by A. Grant, Kirkcaldy, August 1858'.
Alexander Ness Grant (born in Cupar, c.1818) was a bookseller and binder in Hill Place in 1851 and was at 274 High Street, Kirkcaldy in 1861.

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