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From: John L Irvine <>
Subject: Re: Photographs
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 15:05:18 -0500
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There is a book entitled DATING OLD PHOTOGRAPHS 1840-1929
check (Toronto)
Seems to me I paid abt $Cdn 14 for it
other researchers have borrowed it different comments but it is better than
John Irvine


> Can anyone tell me how I would go about trying to date a photograph of family
> members? (Not an exact one, obviously.)
> I have a small collection, the oldest of which I am sure are pre 1900. They
> are mostly of women, a pale sepia brown colour and the women are wearing
> high-necked dresses with their hair up. Some of them are portraits done at a
> studio in Wisbech which no longer exists. Does anyone have any idea who I
> would contact for this kind of thing?
> Thankyou in advance,
> Alexa

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