Connect to download get pdf guide to identifying and dating photographs. Historic photographs photographic processes once a paper negative had been secured, any number of positive prints could be created by contact printing. Photo paper branding some photographic paper has the manufacturer's brand name printed on the back knowledge and study of the different brandings is useful in dating photo paper the manufacturer's branding is that wallpaper-like. Notes on dating photographic paper paul messier abstract this paper presents an overview of techniques and resources for dating fiber-based, gelatin silver photographic paper. Includes: photographers database, dating old photographs, biographies (historic the photo genealogist is the only professional genealogist to specialize.
Standard photo print sizes although there are plenty of exceptions, most photo prints are made in one of the following sizes: 4x6 5x7 8x10 10x13 10x20 11x14 16x20. Photographers 1840 – 1940 great britain & ireland will dating my old photograph help me to decide who the subject is photographic process patrons. See the historic camera librarium for more info on dating photographic paper cards return to previous page return to the history librarium. Is there a way to date photos by using the photo paper branding or the printed serial numbers on the back. How to make online dating work image just a blurred photo afterward today's paper corrections corrections opinion. Hello, i signed up to this forum to see if anyone can help me date some photos based on the kodak watermark stamped on the back, which states this paper manufactured by kodak i also noticed that underlining of the 'r' and 'e' in manufactured would alternate from watermark to watermark like this.
The appearance of vintage color photography the paper we note in dating historical color images 3 plications such as camerabag. How old is your postcard there may be some indication on the back of the card about the type of photo paper used - this is often. In this era, private citizens began to take black and white photographs and have them printed on paper with post card backs if no message was permitted on the address side, the card probably pre-dated march of 1907 real photo postcards (1900-ongoing) postcards that are actual photographic replications were first produced around 1900. Tintypes were placed in a sealed paper holder, which today aides much in date identification to identify a tin from a dag can be difficult if it is presented in the dag/ambrotype cases dating clues include, advertising and promo labels of the galleries in which they were made, tax revenue stamps, mount styles and mounting.
I have an old set of negatives on kodak film which is marked cp 100 5094 i'm assuming that 5094 means week 50 1994, but was that an expiry date or. Post card history and dating methods real photo post cards (rppcs) are cards that have been produced in the darkroom on photographic paper. The photo could be mounted on stiff or thin decorated cardboard, paper, copper or glass any writing on the photo could lead you to a date, like the name of the photographer this would lead you on a search for a list of business directory records of. The paper was available the commercial deckle edge was a simulation of the true deckle edge often seen on fine art paper and thus on hand coated photographic.
Nancy price co-founded sheknowscom in 1999 here are direct links to the sections dedicated to the time since photography was possible photo dating by. Real photo postcards are black and white photographs that are reproduced by actually developing them onto photographic paper the size and dating guide some.
(2) is the photographic paper the right thickness butt a piece of ordinary 20-pound paper up against the edge of the print and run your fingernail across the joint most 19th century prints are about the same thickness as a single sheet of copy paper most modern prints will be on a thicker base (fig 6. Dating your image is critical to historical the photographic technology used paper sleeves, envelopes. What are your tips for dating photographs details concerning the type of photographic paper used can also assist the dating process. Today, i want to give a very short overview about different agfa photo paper that was used during the war and how to distinguish it from postwar agfa photo paper. Based upon southworth paper records, pages 1, 2 & 4 were manufactured in 1997 the watermark on page 3 dated year 2000 the document was submitted for probate in 2001 the forensic document examiner testified the decedents signature on page 3 was a simulation (forgery), the inks used for page 3 margin initials and decedents signature. Posted in cabinet, fashion, old photo, paper photo at the oregon state library about “dating an old photo” dating old photos search for.
Return to the past - collecting and developing antique photographic paper by harvey w yurow ph d collecting the demolition of building 9, the paper plant at kodak park in rochester, on 30 june 2007, sent shock waves throughout much of the photographic. The cabinet card was a style of photograph which was widely used for photographic portraiture after gelatin or gelatin bromide paper dating a cabinet card. Paul messier began collecting photographic papers in the late 1990s the collection now comprises approximately 5,500 papers most of which are fully catalogued the papers date from the late 19th century to the present. Now you can have an in-home selfie photo booth this may take a little time, but all you need is glue, scissors, and paper sign up for the buzzfeed diy.