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Dating old photographs of children

Daguerreotypes, for example, were popular from 1839 to about 1870, while cabinet cards were in use from about 1866 to 1906.

Overview of Photograph Types & Techniques Check both the front and the back of the photograph (and its case if it has one) for a photographer's name or imprint.

You can also use household items, cars, street signs and other background items to help determine the approximate date a photograph was taken.

Many of them, unfortunately, do not come neatly labeled on the back with names, dates, people or places. Solving the mystery faces and places in your old family photographs requires knowledge of your family history, combined with good old fashioned detective work.

Many characteristics were short lived as new mount designs and features were constantly introduced by the printers to encourage photographers to buy more mounts so as to remain up to date and in fashion.

Whilst a ‘not before’ date can be accurately established for any particular attribute, allowance has been made in the calculations for the fact that some photographers would take longer to use up their stock of card mounts than others.

Explore the world of Victorian cartes de visite and cabinet cards – see all of the most popular designs.

Just a few examples are shown below to whet your appetite!

The dictates of fashion were significantly more lenient, and there was a greater demand for plain, functional clothing.

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Old family photographs hold lots of clues for genealogy researchers. Use these tips to help date photographs and unlock the stories they tell. 
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Using Costume History to Date an Old Photograph; Fashion-era Photo Analysis; My Reply to Norman Estimating the Date of the Old Photograph; Look for the Most. I can eliminate 1904 as a possible date as there simply is not enough fullness in the sleeves of any of these adult garments, moreover, the children's dress. 
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But just as you can date photographs by photo type, you can also identify ancestors and date photos by equipping yourself with the knowledge of women's hairstyles of yesteryear. Knowing how to identify Victorian era female hairstyles can be one of the most surefire ways of dating old family photos. Remember, however. 
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Tips on dating, preserving, photoshop, photo restoration, finding old family photos, and my favourite -- 19th-century photographer, William Notman of Montreal. Dating family pictures. In an earlier post, I suggested ways to determine the gender of children in nineteenth-century photos by examining the hair style. 
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DATING OLD PHOTOGRAPHS. Page 2. Learning Outcomes. • Appreciate early days of photography. • Recognise evidence for dating photographs. • Recognise value of family photographs. character in a popular children's story. • The Brownie cost a dollar and 100,000 were sold in a year. • Photography now became. 
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Follow the Clues -- Dating Your Photographs When Was That, Again? by Maureen Taylor. Is it possible to determine whether a photograph was taken in the last years of. 
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Dating Old Photographs 1840-1929 9780968507636 Family Chronicle Books. Children of Blood and Bone. Other book titles include the enormously popular Dating Old Photographs 1840-1929, a proven tool to assist with discovering the dates of undated family photographs, and Family Chronicle's. 
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Dating old photographs of children