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Unfortunately many old family photographs are not annotated with the sitter’s name. Will dating my old photograph help me to decide who the subject is?

Because of this, these are the questions we get asked again and again. Yes, an accurate date does help to pinpoint who the subject/s of the photograph might be.

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Yes, it's difficult when there is not a name on the back of the photo, but it is not impossible.

The following are some steps to consider in identifying your old photos.

Sometimes ribbons, scrolls and other decorations can be seen. By 1868 logo designs had begun to be much more intricate and by the 1870s there was usually a design within a shaped frame.

Another method of dating old photographs is to look for the Photographer's printed address on the back of the card, then research the known dates of his studios.

Janie Riley is an avid genealogist with a habit of stumbling on to dead bodies.