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Offline Maxima

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Help dating photo from Croydon.
« on: Saturday 11 August 12 10:49 BST (UK) »
Would like help with dating this photo. We believe it is my grandmother's aunt who was alive from 1862 - 1918. I did find the photographer Edward Ayling in the 1891 Census living at 11 Derby Road, Croydon, but don't know how long he was trading, and if photo would be before that date ot more 1900s. Photo size 2.5" x 4".

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Re: Help dating photo from Croydon.
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 11 August 12 20:10 BST (UK) »
I think you can see a bustle here, which places the date earlier, 1880's.
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Re: Help dating photo from Croydon.
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 11 August 12 23:14 BST (UK) »
I would agree with an 1880s date :)


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Re: Help dating photo from Croydon.
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 12 August 12 10:46 BST (UK) »
Ah, thank you both for the replies. That would put her in her 20s when the picture was taken.