Old Photographs - Other Resources
Here we will try to build some useful resources which will help with the identificarion and dating of old photographs, in Cambridgeshire and generally.
Personal Recollections - Listen to the Personal Recollections of those involved in the photography business in Cambridgeshire
Sub Carte De Visite Size Portraits - a whole new genre of small portaits
Photobooths - a history and identifying their photographs
Stickybacks Introduction - and see further links below:
Links to Stickybacks and related pages on our other site: www.stickybacks.uk:
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
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:
St Neots - St Neots Photographers by David Bushby
Post Cards - some information and ideas on real photograph post cards.
Directories - a list of directories consulted in preparing this site
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.
www.FadingImages.uk is a non-commercial web site for local and family historians, listing photographers in Cambridgeshire 1840-2000
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