1840 1929 dating old photograph
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"Family Chronicle" is proud to re-release this collection packed with 120 pages of old photographs from 1840's to the 1920's. The book begins with a 12-page article by the Photo Detective Maureen Taylor in which she explains the technicalities and fashion styles of old photos.She details information on the various types of photographs, starting with the daguerrotypes of 1839-1860, the tintypes of 1856-1930, the ambrotypes of 1854-1865, the calotypes/talbotypes of 1833-1860s, the salt-paper prints of 1850-c1860, the arte-de-visites of 1859-1900, the cabinet cards of 1863-c1920, the cyanotypes of 1840s to present, and stereotypes of 1851-c1925.She then includes sections on the following photographic subjects: Most pages have 9 photographs on them, with some larger photos on pages with 4 to 8 pictures.There are over 650 pictures with photos of virtually thousands of people covering the period from the 1840s to the 1920s.By comparing your unknown pictures to those in our book, you will be able to compare clothing and hair fashion, the poses adopted by the subject and the background settings.
The book provides convincing evidence that our ancestors were at least as fashion conscious as we are today and that those fashions changed just as frequently.
has been compiled from a number of sources, but the majority of them are photographs submitted by readers of the magazine.
Included are sections dedicated to unusual and hand colored photographs, a well as a 12-page illustrated introduction by renowned old photograph expert Maureen Taylor.
; originally published 2004; Revised & republished 2011; 120pp.; item #: FR0116; ISBN: 0-9731303-4-2 You've almost certainly faced the problem: you've got an album or box of old photographs but almost all of them lack any identification.
can't help you identify the subject but it probably can help you with dating when the picture was taken — often within a couple of years.
This book on is made up of reproductions of old photographs of known date, and identity.