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We try to list the major sources used in our research of photographic history, fashion history and related services. 


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References For Our Photo Dating Research: You will notice that each site appears to be about some other topic having nothing to do with or possibly related. That is because we may have gleaned only a sentence or a paragraph that could be used in identifying the date of a photography.  Talk about needle in a haystack. A lot of reading for a tid-bit, but we put it altogether here for you.  





The World's First Photograph

The American Museum of Photography to get past the password menu just close it and close the page to return here.

American Black Photographers

International Museum of Photography - Timeline of Photography by George Eastman House

Heirloom Family Tree Videos

List of Victorian photographers in England 

History writes about wallpaper starting in 1860.

This site is slow to load but it is worth waiting for.  The Victorian Era, Fashion History by Pauline Weston Thomas for

History of Photography in Edinburgh

Shiloh Postcards

International Federation of Postcard Dealers

Steve Knoblock, editor, 1864 Luxury Tax.







Fashion History sites include: 


Rational Dress Movement

Fashion History Romantic Era, Classy Image Tips for Dating Old Photographs.  

Dating old photographs! View photos from 1840 to 1900.  After viewing, close page to return here.

Batten Lace History

This site is slow to load but it is worth waiting for.  The Victorian Era, Fashion History by Pauline Weston Thomas for's's_Lady's_Book


Many of us have family photos dating to the early 19th Century--treasured photographs, but many of the faces in those photos are not familiar, and names haven't been preserved.  TimePast is here to identify those photographs and provide a name for those faces. As matches to your photos are found we will notify you by e-mail

Books We Read: Buy them new or used at


  • "Collectors Guide to Early Photography" Author, O. Henry Mace

  • "Dating Old Photographs" Author, Robert Pols

  • "Looking at Old Photographs"  Author, Robert Pols

  • Card Photographs: A Guide to Their History and Value by Lou W. McCulloch

  • Collector’s Guide to Early Photographs by O. Henry Mace

  • Cartes de Visite in Nineteeth Century Photography by W.C. Darrah.

  • A Photographic Reference Volume 2 by Donna J. Abraham

  • Mr. Godey's Ladies by Bonanza Books

  • Dressed for the Photographer by Joan Severa

  • Hats and Bonnets by Maureen Taylor

  • Out-of-Style by Betty Kreisel Shubert



Names of Photographers:


History of G.W. Pach Photographer by the New York Historical Society.

Ted's Photographs is where to go to find names of Photographers from the 1880's to 2000 in alphabetical order starting  Louis Jacques Mande' Daguerre (1787 - 1851)




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Before you frame your photographs you may want to visit "Archival Framing" 


Cyndi's List Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet 



Books and Bible restorations, leather or fabric see the" The Book Craftsman" established in 1931 Or try PastFinders Fast Binders, call 714-528-4977 or email both in California.


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