Identify Ancestor Photos: Types of Early Photographs | Hints for Dating Old Photographs | Dating Old Photographs through Clothing & Hairstyle | How Revenue Stamps Can Date Ancestor Photos I am pleased to now offer individual photographic reproductions for sale!You can purchase a photographic reproduction of any photos from my antique photo albums. 2 Cabinet Cards are missing, for a total of 63 ancestor family photos in this album.I can't bear the thought that the album and photos will be lost or destroyed.
Our idea is to just collection the information that will be useful in determining when a photo was taken.
We thought it would be easiest to put this information in table form and realized it was too complex.
So just arranging photos by decade to start would be best.
1880 Photo Dating Notes: short bowler, curled brim high collarless, 6 button waistcoats both bow tie and four in hand long tie long and short jackets with long narrow lapels 1890 Bowler large knot tie, stand up collar In 1880 the tuxedo first appeared.
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