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Old Photographs - Other Resources

Here we will try to build some useful resources which will help with the identificarion and dating of old photographs.

Card mounts - Some thoughts on card mounts and dating.

Cartes de Visite - an article entitled “Contemporary Press - Cartes de visite” by Andrew Wynter published in The British Journal of Photography, March 12 1869 and March 25 1869.

A Century of News - Mike Petty gives us a century of photography related news items from the local Cambridge press

Personal Recollections - Listen to the Personal Recollections of those involved in the photography business in Cambridgeshire

Photobooths - a history and identifying their photographs

StickyBacks - Sticky Back Photographs 1901-1919

The Whitney Collection - an important collection of photographic material in the Huntingdonshire Archives spanning the period from the 1850s to the 1950s, from the studios of Arthur Maddison, Percy Graham, Maddison and Hinde and Ernest Whitney. We have a number of pages on the Collection:

An overview of the collection.

A detailed history of Arthur Maddison, Frederick Hinde and Ernest Whitney, photographers of Huntingdon

Report on the Pilot Project on the Collection 2006-8

St Neots - St Neots Photographers by David Bushby

Directories - a list of directories consulted in preparing this site

Post Cards - some information and deas on real photograph post cards.

An unknown photograph

A photograph which has lost its identity, no date, no photographer's name, with post card back, divided back, the composition and expressions suggest that this was probably taken for a memento of the family for the husband/father serving in the armed forces during WW1.

 
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