Posts Tagged "history"

Dating Photographs by Children’s Clothing

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in blog | 0 comments

Dating Photographs by Children’s Clothing

Old photos that only feature children are very common so I thought I’d write a little guide for dating photos by children’s clothing. Remember that this is not a definitive guide on children’s clothing. There will be clothing variations based on age, nationality, and income level. This article is mostly intended to point you in the right direction for further research. Please reference my previous article on adult fashion together with this article as children’s...

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Dating Old Photographs

Posted by on May 16, 2013 in blog | 0 comments

Dating Old Photographs

Sometimes a photograph can be quite difficult or impossible to date using just clothing. Here are a few other methods of dating old photographs. First, look at the front and back of the photo to look for text that could be researched. If there is text on your photo and you’re not already well versed in costume history, do this research before anything else. Is there the photographer’s name and location on it? Do internet search on any text you find. This can help you uncover the...

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Dating Photographs by Clothing

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in blog | 0 comments

Dating Photographs by Clothing

A good way to learn when a photo was taken is by dating photographs by clothing. Keep in mind that although this is an excellent way to date photographs, this method won’t work well with all of them. Depending on the subjects (sex, age, economic situation) photos can be more or less difficult to date using this method. It is often easier to date using women’s clothing because women’s fashion during these periods change much more dramatically than men’s does. In this posting,...

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