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We have also linked to Tempest Photography, another schools photography company. Then it can be: (1) A Carte-de-visite (2) A Cabinet Card (3) A Photo Postcard (4) A Non-Standard Studio Portrait. Then it can be: (1) An Ambrotype in a case (2) A Glass-plate Negative Are the photographs in an album?The National Archives holds one of the largest and most significant collections of photographs in the United Kingdom.

The subject matter, however, goes beyond the business of government, though that in itself encompasses an enormously wide range of material, from transport, housing and crime to war, heavy industry and British interests overseas.

Many thousands of our photographs arrived in our repositories via the offices of copyright, depicting anything that any amateur or professional photographer chose to point a camera at and register the resulting image for copyright protection.

The greater number of clues we can recognize,, therefore, the more confidently we can draw conclusions about a possible date range.

This book seeks to familiarize readers with possible dating clues from the beginning of studio photography in the 1840's up to the years immediately after the Second World War (and, occasionally, slightly later).

Dating Old Photographs 1840-1950 Family historians often seek to date pictures they have inherited, since knowing when a photograph was taken may help to identify an unknown ancestor or decide the likely age of a known one.

Dating photographs is not always an exact science, but a surprising degree of accuracy can often be achieved, and this frequently results from assessing evidence of several different kinds.

Start Searching If you ever wondered whether your old school photo still exisited then this is the place to find out.

My Old School Photo has access to over 70,000 images covering over a hundred years of school photography (dating back as far as 1884).

The Image Library is the easiest way to get a sense of the breadth and depth of what we hold but most of our photographs are not available to view online.

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