Date an old photograph ? , this page may help you.

Below is a list of links to photographic processes and links to sites which I’ve used over the years, to help date my old photographs. These maybe helpful to you when you nee to date an old photograph, if you are tracing your family tree, and have old photos of family members you are not sure of.



OLD PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES


 Bromoil Photo
Bromoil Transfer 1907 – 1930.

Photo Credit  –
Alfred Roller (1864–1935) 1909 © Madame d’Ora (1881–1963) Arthur Benda (1885–1969)

More info can be found below.

http://www.graphicsatlas.org/identification/?process_id=347



Silver Dye Photo
Silver Dye Bleach 1963 – 2012.

Photo Credit – More can be found
http://www.graphicsatlas.org/identification/?process_id=326






CLUES IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS


What Are They Wearing.

https://blog.findmypast.co.uk/family-photos-what-are-they-wearing-1406240689.html

Dating Vintage Photos.

https://www.worthpoint.com/articles/blog-entry/dating-vintage-photographs-1840-2

Vintage Fashion.

https://vintagefashionguild.org

Fashion Expert.

https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2015/04/09/historical-fashion-expert-helps-time-date-your-old-family-photos/

Genealogy.

http://www.internet-genealogy.com/Dating%20Old%20Photos.pdf

Identify Old Family Photos.

http://thephotoorganizers.com/dating-identifying-old-family-photographs/

Old UK Photo.

http://www.cartes.freeuk.com/time/time.htm


VIDEOS


George Eastman House – Good video series on photographic processes.
Good way to identify a location.
Fashion Styles through the years
Good tips again on fashion styles and photo styles.
Daguerrotype Photo Conservation
Smile
What work goes in to a colourised photo.