Include: Expert analysis of daguerreotype, ambrotypes, tintypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, real photo postcards, and early 20th century photographs.
For instance, it's good for young men with good abs to show off their stomachs, but its creepy for older men to flash their six-pack.
Using her fashion history training and 25 years' practical experience of dating and interpreting historical portraits, Jayne dates old clothing styles and other visual clues in 18th and 19th century artworks and silhouettes, Edwardian Victorian photographs, paintings and drawings, Edwardian photos and 20th century pictures.
She also uses further techniques for old photo dating, including identifying the type of photograph (its format), dating the card mount design and researching the photographer or studio's operational dates.
The first step is understanding when it could have been taken.
This will help decide who the person could be and who it cannot be. Send us via email a medium to high resolution scan of your photograph.