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Dating your photo

It would be helpful to have the marks on the back of your photo. The photographer's name may help greatly in narrowing your time frame.

Also, tell us the size of the original print. That will help narrow down the time frame too, depending on the type of photo it is. If it is 4x6 inches it's a Cabinet Card (1870's and up) and then we'd look at the fashions and hair styles to get a better idea of a more exact date

Ii would be easier to date with more description of type of paper, type of backing, are the corners rounded or square, is there anything printed on the front below the actual photo, etc

Right now, based on the photo only and no description I'd go with 1890-1910 time period. I might change that guess based on any description you can add

Try for some help in dating your photo


http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/photos/photo-types.shtml

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