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What was the date of that old photograph? Who was the photographer?

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Database of 19th Century Photographers

    http://www.photolondon.org.uk/ The Database of 19th Century Photographers and Allied Trades in London: 1841-1901 Lists names, biographies, addresses etc of London Photographers, with a simple A to Z listing of search facility. Brian

    Started by brianb‎, 06-03-2009 4:56 PM
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  1. Smile William Ralston

    The Ralston family had a photographic business in Gasgow. I am interested to know when William joined the company and did he once live in Manchester. Thank you. Liz

    Started by Elizann‎, 26-10-2007 4:14 PM
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  2. Smile Lowe photographer

    I am researching the life of Mr Lowe who was a photographer in the Lake District from about 1891 to 1934. He was born in Salford in about 1866. He moved to the Lake District when he was 25years old. Thank you Liz

    Started by Elizann‎, 24-10-2007 10:55 AM
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  3. Uniform?

    This is a photo (I believe) of my great grandmother who was born in 1901. She looks quite young on the photo so I'd guess it was taken sometime around WWI. It looks to have been taken in a studio but what is she wearing? Is it some sort of uniform? If so, what for/where from? ...

    Started by Oates‎, 06-08-2007 9:58 PM
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  4. Question Taylor photographer (leeds area ?)

    Hi I have two photos by Taylor (I assume of Leeds area as my great grandparents lived in Guisley on 1891 census when Christopher Wilkinson was aged 40 and Betty nee Ives Waite was aged 32 - 1901 census shows them still in Guisley. The photos are mounted on card measure 95mm by 140mm with square...

    Started by grace bc‎, 04-02-2007 1:30 PM
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  5. Cleaning a photograph

    Hi Any ideas how to remove marks from a photo or give it a general clean. The marks Im thinking of look like blood.... nothing sinister! the photos are black and white and early 1940's and developed professionaly. Any help and advice would be appreaciated Many thanks

    Started by cartesr‎, 16-11-2006 2:37 PM
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  6. Old postcards/photos website

    I've just been browsing the Francis Frith (old postcards etc) website. I'd forgotten about the site until I was looking for a picture of a church where one of my ancestors married. Although the pictures are often taken in the 50s and 60s, it does give you some idea of what a place looked like in...

    Started by Davran‎, 12-12-2006 6:08 PM
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  7. Great Bucks Photo website

    Just found a great website for old photos of Bucks. Don't know if you all know about it already. Its www. buckscc.gov.uk/photo_database/

    Started by samhuzz‎, 17-11-2006 8:38 PM
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  8. Help Date this portrait of William Richey City Marshal of London

    I believe this photo is of William Mills Richey, who became City Marshal of London in the late 1800s, but it might be his brother. (born 1835, died 1893) Can anyone suggest a date from the clothing and studio set?, I think before 1870, maybe late 1850s or early 1860s but could be totally wrong.

    Started by pjclark1‎, 06-08-2006 1:39 PM
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  9. Need help dating 2 photos

    I would appreciate it if there was someone out there who could help me date the following 2 photographs: First One: Second One: A rough date on these photos would really help us identify which ancestors they really are,and we'll be able to indentify the people. Ive tried plenty of...

    Started by Rachel1991‎, 23-06-2006 9:17 PM
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  10. Index Victorian, Edwardian & early 20thC British photographers

    Still a work in progress but may be useful for those chasing early photographers or trying to date photographs.: http://www.users.waitrose.com/~rodliffe/

    Started by Procat‎, 13-08-2005 9:43 AM
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  11. Unknown uniform

    Whilst going through my grans photos I came across this soldier, no name and as I dont know the uniform I am struggling where to go next? Any suggestions would be appreciated |banghead| Paul http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j136/foxxyboy/scan0010.jpg

    Started by paulfox‎, 03-04-2006 7:28 PM
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  12. Question what year?

    Hi to all who are kind enough to read my post.. New to this site and was wondering if anyone could help me with the year of the photo? My grandma and grandfather's wedding. They were born 1905/06 (he first then she) their first children (twins) was born 1935 Any other information about the...

    Started by maisie‎, 23-03-2006 8:11 PM
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  13. what year?......... update

    I have placed picture on external link if anyone can help? http://www.freewebs.com/dilmo/ Maisie

    Started by maisie‎, 23-03-2006 10:31 PM
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  14. Question Photographs

    Hi all, does anyone know of any sources of old photographs. Unfortunately I have none and would like to try putting some faces to all the names I have found. Thankyou

    Started by RoseDunning‎, 11-09-2005 10:47 PM
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  15. Constance Irene Banister

    I have two baby photos of this person aged 11 months, birth date 30.5.1915. If any descendant of hers would like them, I shall gladly post them on.

    Started by dirja‎, 08-09-2005 7:19 PM
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  16. unwanted photos

    I have found two photos in the back of an old frame I recently bought, I would like to offer them to any decendants of this person, where should I enter this offer?

    Started by dirja‎, 07-09-2005 4:56 PM
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  17. Smile Photograph

    I have an old photograph of Albert Edward Woods born Northfleet Kent & Alice Mary Woods formerly Marks that belongs to my partner Alan Cousins. In the picture there are Gladys (his mum) who is the baby - three of her five sisters an aunt and also her grandmother there is also one other who we...

    Started by jeanie rogerson‎, 29-05-2005 12:19 PM
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  18. military photo

    Can you please tell me anything about this uniform the photo was sent to us by a relative in South Africa didn't have a name on the back

    Started by mcridbenen‎, 26-08-2005 5:41 AM
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  19. Old postcards

    Not strictly about photographers but certainly old photographs that may be useful, postcard world.

    Started by Procat‎, 02-08-2005 11:12 AM
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  20. Dating Old Photographs

    I need some help with the dating of old photographs. Could anyone provide the address of a web site or the title a book that could help. Keith

    Started by Keith Hobbs‎, 05-10-2004 4:51 PM
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