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This chronology consequently, is variable and by no means all-inclusive." By repeating what we see in each photograph you will develop a sense of what to look for.

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Cabinet cards, popular in the late 1800s, are easy to recognize because they are mounted on cardstock, often with an imprint of the photographer and location just below the photo.

There are similiar card-type photographs, such as the smaller which was introduced in the 1850s, but if your old photo is about 4x6 in size then chances are it is a cabinet card.

The collar may be wide like the 1890's or sleeves off the shoulder like in the 1840s and 50s, the scalloped hems in 1870s.

All infants boys and girls wore long dresses like these until they could walk.

Dating infants is best achieved by dating the photographic process, we stress this enough. The background or any object visible can be researched.

The shape, color, size and information on them can also give clue as to the decade.

The pants worn by boys in the 20th Century have varied widely by decade and country.

American boys commonly wore knickers in the 1920s and 30s, but in the 1940s increasingly wore long pants.

If you can't determine the physical properties it was made of then you have to try to scrutinize the clothes.

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