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Need help dating photo of baby William
« on: Sunday 01 July 18 20:40 BST (UK) »
Hello

I’m trying to date this photo and have two options…1898, 1901 or 1874

Inclined to think it is 1898 or 1901.

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Re: Need help dating photo of baby William
« Reply #1 on: Monday 02 July 18 11:10 BST (UK) »
I would agree not 1874.
Warks:Ashford;Cadby;Clarke;Clifford;Cooke Copage;Easthope;
Edmonds;Felton;Colledge;Lutwyche;Mander(s);May;Poole;Withers.
Staffs.Edmonds;Addison;Duffield;Webb;Fisher;Archer
Salop:Easthope,Eddowes,Hoorde,Oteley,Vernon,Talbot,De Neville.
Notts.Clarke;Redfearne;Treece.
Som.May;Perriman;Cox
India Kane;Felton;Cadby
London.Haysom.
Lancs.Gay.
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Re: Need help dating photo of baby William
« Reply #2 on: Monday 02 July 18 19:10 BST (UK) »
I'd say definitely not 1900s, doesn't have the turn of the century clothing style that is very stereotypical in most photos and movies from that era.

The wire frame bonnet says 1870s fashion, but it could just be an old hat too.

I did a restore of the photo and also include an example of an 1870s simple wireframe bonnet comparable to what she may be wearing.

Just my 2 cents.
I just like to do photo restores.

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Re: Need help dating photo of baby William
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 03 July 18 11:51 BST (UK) »
I immediately thought the oldest date but am no expert.  It just has an early feel to it. 
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Re: Need help dating photo of baby William
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 03 July 18 21:28 BST (UK) »
1874 is my feeling
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Re: Need help dating photo of baby William
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 03 July 18 21:33 BST (UK) »

I would say 1890's, - but agree that the hat looks older...

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Re: Need help dating photo of baby William
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 03 July 18 22:50 BST (UK) »
Not 1870's. Her skirt is too plain & there's no bustle.
Warks:Ashford;Cadby;Clarke;Clifford;Cooke Copage;Easthope;
Edmonds;Felton;Colledge;Lutwyche;Mander(s);May;Poole;Withers.
Staffs.Edmonds;Addison;Duffield;Webb;Fisher;Archer
Salop:Easthope,Eddowes,Hoorde,Oteley,Vernon,Talbot,De Neville.
Notts.Clarke;Redfearne;Treece.
Som.May;Perriman;Cox
India Kane;Felton;Cadby
London.Haysom.
Lancs.Gay.
Worcs.Coley;Mander;Sawyer.
Kings of Wessex & Scotland
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Re: Need help dating photo of baby William
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 04 July 18 08:50 BST (UK) »
Agree with Jim - not the 1870s. I have a photo of an ancestor in 1904 with  similar outfit - but not the hat!


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Re: Need help dating photo of baby William
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 09 February 19 19:02 GMT (UK) »
I'm a bit behind replying to everyone. Thank you for all the replies - gut feeling it's the later date.

Thank you too for touching up the photo 🙌. Looks fantastic.

Jules