Photographs of Ancestors - we all want them, some of us are lucky enough to have them. Learn how to date these old photos. Share your ancestor photos . NOTE: Do not upload photos wider than 500 pixels. See "Uploading Photos to the Group" for help.
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Corners From 1859 on, CDVs had square cut corners. From 1872 on, corners were rounded... (continue reading)
In the United States, an act of Congress passed on June 30, 1864 added a new tax on all "photographs, ambrotypes, daguerreotypes or any ... (continue reading)
This is a 9th plate TinType, hand coloured, and... (continue reading)
Example of a CDV taken between 1864 and 1866.... (continue reading)
This is a gorgeous example of fashion in 1867.... (continue reading)
Example of a pre-1872 CDV with square corners which have been cut to fit into a photo album.... (continue reading)