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Family Chronicle - Dating Old Photographs. Dating Old Photographs Family Chronicle’s special publication Dating Old Photographs 1840-1929 has proved to be very popular.
Many of us have photographs that are undated but in past articles we have shown that it is often possible to establish the date by carefully comparing with other pictures of known date. Thanks to the goodwill of Family Chronicle’s readers we were able to collect over 650 photographs of known date for this book. We thought it might be interesting to show in detail how a photograph can be dated with a considerable degree of precision. The photo we chose (shown in the center) is of the Walter John Harwood family and was kindly supplied by Phyllis Libby Glynn.
Even though we know the date, you may wish to work your way through the pointers which confirm this date. We have not described every thing that may be used as a pointer. Even though most photographs can be dated by comparing these to known examples, some can be very difficult, even impossible. Date That Old Photograph - Victorian and Edwardian Photographs. Photographers 1840 - 1940 Great Britain & Ireland. Sep 22 2008 Welcome to Dating Old Photographs at Photographers of Great Britain & Ireland 1840 – 1940 Unfortunately many old family photographs are not annotated with the sitter’s name.
However, an accurate date does help to pinpoint who the subject/s of the photograph might be. Knowing when a photograph was taken, where it was taken – together with the details of the image itself – often make it possible to decide who the sitter really is. Often it can confirm it is who you think it is. Dating an old photograph is like a detective game. Depending on the type of photograph, the sorts of clues that may be available include: photographer’s namephotographer’s address/shairstylesclothes and fashion accessoriesstudio propscard mount – shape and sizecard design – including graphic artwork, typography, font size and colourcard manufacturer and printerphotographic processpatronsmedals awarded To date your family photograph/s from 1840 – 1940, try the following approach:
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