Dating old photographs uk Sexing picture xchange

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These include colour photographs of England's listed buildings created by the Images of England project.

Back to Contents/Types The Cabinet Print was a larger size, introduced in about 1866.

Gelatin papers were introduced in the 1870s and started gaining acceptance in the 1880s and 1890s as the gelatin bromide papers became popular. A true black-and-white image on a cabinet card is likely to have been produced in the 1890s or after 1900.

The last cabinet cards were produced in the 1920s, even as late as 1924.

An obvious starting point is any printed information on the face or rear of the photograph or mount, identifying the photographer or any manuscript notes giving the date, location, or identification of places or people.

This site should help if you are trying to date from the information about a Cambridgeshire photographer printed on the photograph or its mount.

Back to Contents/Types The Cabinet Print was a larger size, introduced in about 1866.

Gelatin papers were introduced in the 1870s and started gaining acceptance in the 1880s and 1890s as the gelatin bromide papers became popular. A true black-and-white image on a cabinet card is likely to have been produced in the 1890s or after 1900.

The last cabinet cards were produced in the 1920s, even as late as 1924.

An obvious starting point is any printed information on the face or rear of the photograph or mount, identifying the photographer or any manuscript notes giving the date, location, or identification of places or people.

This site should help if you are trying to date from the information about a Cambridgeshire photographer printed on the photograph or its mount.

Many of the photographs, where a photographer is named, can be identified in the directory above allowing accurate dating. There are number of types of old photographs we can come across during family history research.