McCann's Photographers and Tobacconists, Uttoxeter

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Date:1900 - 1904 (c.)

Description:Alfred McCann's photographic shop and studio at 27 High Street, adjoining the tobaconnists shop opened by his father.

The McCann family photographic business began in 1870 when Edward McCann began taking photographic portraits at his house on High Street. By 1880 he had converted the front of his house into a tobacconists shop. His son, Alfred took over the business in 1884 and opened a new studio and shop at 27 High Street in about 1900. Alfred's son Gerald joined the business and took over on his father's death in 1943. Gerald specialised in photographing livestock and agricultural life and carried on the business until his retirement in 1966. The building was sold in 1968.


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Token, Uttoxeter
Token, Uttoxeter

An octagonal copper half penny token issued by John Halsley of Uttoxeter, mercer. ...

Token, J.A. Dowdeswell, Uttoxeter
Token, J.A. Dowdeswell, Uttoxeter

A copper token issued by John Arthur Dowdeswell, tobacconist and grocer, of High ...

Edward McCann carte de visite, Uttoxeter
Edward McCann carte de visite, Uttoxeter

The reverse of a carte de visite produced by Edward McCann, Uttoxeter photographer, ...

Carter Street, Uttoxeter
Carter Street, Uttoxeter

A postcard view taken by Alfred McCann of Carter Street, looking away from the town ...

Bird's eye view, Uttoxeter
Bird's eye view, Uttoxeter

An aerial view of Uttoxeter taken from the top of the Leighton Ironworks chimney ...

McCann's photographic studio, Uttoxeter
McCann's photographic studio, Uttoxeter

Gerald McCann's photographic studio on the first floor at 27 High Street, Uttoxeter. ...

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Creators: Mr Alfred McCann - Creator

Donor ref:[FP41.4333.76] (37/6387)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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