Author Topic: Unidentified man in photograph taken by W. H. Major of Woodston, Peterborough  (Read 200 times)

Offline JAKnighton

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I have been given this photograph of an unidentified man that was taken by a William Henry Major of Woodston, Peterborough, who was apparently active between 1888 and 1927.

I would like to know how old this photograph is likely to be. My impression is that it is closer to the 1888 date than it is 1927. Also are there any clues as to the age of the man based on his clothing?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Unidentified man in photograph taken by W. H. Major of Woodston, Peterborough
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 24 April 19 10:29 BST (UK) »
I would think closer to the 1888 date too but I am not good at dating. This will move your photo back up the board though for the experts to see it.
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Re: Unidentified man in photograph taken by W. H. Major of Woodston, Peterborough
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 25 April 19 15:36 BST (UK) »
Thanks Pat.
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Re: Unidentified man in photograph taken by W. H. Major of Woodston, Peterborough
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 25 April 19 15:41 BST (UK) »
It could be into the 1890s..it looks like a wedding photo.
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Re: Unidentified man in photograph taken by W. H. Major of Woodston, Peterborough
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 25 April 19 15:43 BST (UK) »
It reminded me of a music hall performer, The Good Old Days type thing  :)
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