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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)
Started by Pam Shakespeare. Last reply by Pam Shakespeare Sep 17, 2011. 2 Replies 0 Likes
Wow!! I have literally1,000s of 1800s photos of family... many of them id'd, many others not. I just came into possession of them all in the last month and feel like I am drowning in delight and anticipation. ARRRGGGHHH!!! I will have much to read on this wall.
I love this group and your website! If I can help you at all with your campaign please let me know. Obviously, being the founder of AncientFaces.com I'm very partial to your movement!! :)
Would really appreciate if someone would take a peek at the picture I have posted in the Discussion Forum ... it has some odd characteristics ...at least for someone not especially knowledgeable about photo dating. Any comments would be helpful.
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