Dating old family photos 100 adult online datings
What to look for: Shorter hair, pulled back from the sides pulled on top of the head or curled into ringlets.Shorter bangs were sometimes cut for an extra feminine touch and ears were shown.Cabinet Cards The larger version of the carte-de-visite, these images were mounted on heavy card stock to keep the photos from curling.These photographs were frequently displayed in cabinets or bookcases, hence the name.Puffs were worn bigger in the evenings with thin ringlets coming out of the bun at times.What to look for: Hair parted down the center with hair drawn behind the years tightly into a bun worn at the back of the head, sometimes with lace, flowers, netting or arranged in braids and loops.Close examination of sleeves and collars can provide valuable information.Other things to look for on women are the presence and size of a bustle and the fullness of the skirt.
The image is on a silver clad copper sheet which was then sealed inside a wooden case or a frame under glass to protect it.
Based on its size and composition, I confirmed that my picture was a tintype, a photographic technique that came into use in the mid-1850s and lasted until the turn of the century. But it does help me rule out a pairing of Michael and Timothy.