Dating old cabinet cards

Published: 21.09.2017

Mounted on a dark green card with beveled gilt edges, typical of the s The dark green card makes for an excellent contrast to the image color, complimented by the understated blind imprint. Photographs may not be reproduced without permission.

What work did he do? Many other details can help to date a photograph, such as accessories, costume and fashion or landmarks. Owing in part to the immense popularity of the affordable Kodak Box Brownie camera, first introduced in , the public increasingly began taking their own photographs, and thus the popularity of the cabinet card declined.

Louis than a small town in Kansas that wasn't organized until Thank you for your interest in volunteering! Fashionable clues I now turn to fashion to see if what these men are wearing can help me narrow the date range of the photo.

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Corners - Square, lightweight mount - Square, heavy board with scalloped sides. You are leaving AARP. Enter a photo type into its search engine and you will see many examples that may turn out to be similar to the photograph you are researching.

Photo album manufacturers responded by producing albums with pages primarily for cabinet cards with a few pages in the back reserved for the old family carte de visite prints.

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Often copies were made of an older image. Consulting experts such as Maureen Taylor , whose website includes a blog and provides teleseminars, are also a good resource. Explore all that AARP has to offer. Early tintypes were put under glass, but later were placed in cardboard sleeves.

    1. Shane_Moretti - 27.09.2017 in 00:27

      These photographs were frequently displayed in cabinets or bookcases, hence the name. About Contact Policies Privacy.

      Roberto_Moralles - 06.10.2017 in 20:28

      Would you be willing to sell some of your beautiful cabinet cards , I am up to trade as well Dennis Cheers. The size of portrait and pose are also keys to arriving at a more precise date.

      Ilya_Mesheryakov - 17.10.2017 in 09:41

      I now turn to fashion to see if what these men are wearing can help me narrow the date range of the photo.

      Jul_Vern - 24.10.2017 in 02:19

      How to spot a postcard — s National Media Museum blog.

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