Dating old postcards uk

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Here are my postcards of Grimsby, Lincolnshire covering the Roads and Streets etc with some comments about the scenes.

Therefore, a particular design of card mount used in Manchester would be used at approximately the same time in York and Brighton as well – in fact countrywide.

Using this broad approach, with an emphasis on dating old fashions, she successfully determines an accurate and usually close date range for family photographs and artworks and can often suggest the occasion that inspired their creation - an engagement, wedding, 'breeching', 'coming of age', 21st or landmark birthday, new job, wedding anniversary or mourning.

Old photographs from the UK feature significantly, yet Jayne has worked on pictures originating all over the world, from Ireland to the United States, Canada to Brazil, Russia to Australia, France to India and will do her best to help with all international inquiries.

The Rame Heritage collection includes numerous images of old Cawsand, Kingsand, Millbrook, Cremyll, Rame, Mount Edgcumbe and Torpoint dating back to about 1870.

The website now has seamless access into the Francis Frith collection that contains over 365,000 photographs of some 7,000 towns and villages throughout Britain, with photographs taken between 18.

) still be used after being superceded by later issues and equally 'old' postcards could be sent using more recent stamps.

Stamps illustrated are the common issues for the relevant 'postcard rate' of the period.

Jayne Shrimpton MA, photo dating expert and dress historian, offers a professional service to individuals and organisations wishing to date old photographs and artworks.

She works mainly with family historians, dating old photos, carte de viste cards, postcards, cabinet cards and analysing family pictures, but also helps institutions and groups who would like to date an old photo or understand their vintage image collection.

Many characteristics were short lived as new mount designs and features were constantly introduced by the printers to encourage photographers to buy more mounts so as to remain up to date and in fashion.

Whilst a ‘not before’ date can be accurately established for any particular attribute, allowance has been made in the calculations for the fact that some photographers would take longer to use up their stock of card mounts than others.

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