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**DATING PHOTOS: resources online**
« on: Friday 08 July 05 23:14 BST (UK) »
Here are some websites that may help you to date your family photos :D

Also included are links to sites about bygone photographers and photographic studios

You should try to use all the clues you have in order to put a date to your photos. These include clothing worn by the subjects; the type of photograph; the photographer; where it was taken; any vehicles, buildings or other background objects; any other inclusions that might indicate a date.

If you have a site to add to this list, please send a Personal Message to the Board Moderator PrueM.
Please report any broken links by using the "Report to Moderator" button at the bottom of this message frame :)

"What Photo is That? A guide to identifying 19th and early 20th century non-colour processes" 
"Date a Carte de Visite Photograph" 
"Victorian and Edwardian Photographs"
Old catalogues from the T.Eaton Co. of Canada - 1894, 1907 and 1920/1 - showing clothing and furnishings 
"19th Century Photography" 
"illustrated pages of Fashion History, Costume History, Clothing, Fashions and Social History"
"Victorian fashion" (including handy diagram from 1868 of appropriate skirt lengths for girls!)
"Clothing worn in Western Europe, the Americas, and countries under European or American influence from c. 1750 to World War II." 
"What Victorian Children Wore"
Hundreds of photos (mainly American, but others too) from the dawn of photography to the 1940s, and beyond 
"Dating Old Photographs"
"Reminiscene: Vintage photographs and postcards"
Watch The Birdie Blog: The World of the Victorian Photographer
The RootsChat Collection of Victorian and Edwardian Portrait Photography

The Database of 19th Century Photographers and Allied Trades in London: 1841-1901
J Palmer Clarke / Ramsey & Muspratt Portrait Collection 
Liverpool, England 
New Zealand 
Edinburgh, Scotland (but includes lots of general information about early photography including types, prices etc.)
Index of UK portrait & studio photographers c1840-1950
Photographers in the Victorian North East (Australia)
Photographers of Great Britain and Ireland 1840-1940
Photographers & Photographic Studios in Derbyshire, England
Brighton Photographers 1841-1910
Cleary, Doran, Boland, McCooey, McManus, O'brien, Martin, Savage, Wallis, McCollister, Wood.  (More to come soon)