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Solving riddles in 19th century photo albums / Graham Jaunay.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield IC 929.1 Jaunay (Text) 31208912283589 local history & genealogy Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780980874662
  • ISBN: 0980874661
  • Physical Description: 44 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: St Agnes, SA. : Unlock the Past, [2011]

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General Note: "Photographs came in many forms in the nineteenth century and this book assists the reader to identify each type, as this is an essential dating indicator. The booklet then addresses in great detail the other characteristics of photographs with examples to assist the reader in dating the item - the mount itself, the material printed on the back of the photograph, the composition of the photograph including the pose of people depicted and the clothes being worn by the people depicted. This booklet also addresses the issues related to preserving your photographs for the enjoyment of future generations"--Back cover.
"Now updated and retitled, this book was previously issued with the title "Identifying and Dating 19th Century Family Photographs"--Publisher's Web site.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Conservation and preservation of family photos -- Archival albums -- The history of photography -- Photo analysis and checklist -- Dating the photograph -- 5 steps in dating a photograph -- Calotypes and daguerreotypes -- Ambrotypes -- Tintypes 1853-1940 -- Albumen prints -- Dress for special functions Stereoscopic photographs -- Roll-film prints and the end of an era.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note: Gift; Wales. Ireland. Scotland. England. (W.I.S.E.) Family History Society; 2016.
Subject: Photographs > Conservation and restoration > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Photographs > Dating.
Photography > History > 19th century.

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