Dating family photos

In this guest blog post, Mary shows how to determine the date of undated, Civil War-era family photographs using revenue stamps affixed to the back of the picture.

Do you have Civil War-era photographs of your ancestors that are undated?

“Imported articles, when sold in the original and unbroken package in which they were imported, are not subject to stamp duty, but they become so as soon as the packages are opened.” The process was for a photographer to affix a stamp to the back of an image, and cancel it by adding initials and a date.

Despite their prevalence, beach photos aren’t actually that well received - women are 47 per cent less likely and men 80 per cent less likely to receive a like on a shot of them at the beach compared to the average photo for each gender.Here’s what they found: The best photos show people doing sports, enjoying a night out or smiling.On the other hand, wearing sunglasses, using Snapchat filters or posing with someone who could be a boyfriend or girlfriend is to be avoided.The Cabinet card got its name from its suitability for display in parlors -- especially in cabinets -- and was a popular medium for family portraits.Description: A traditional cabinet card consists of a 4" X 5 1/2" photo mounted on 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" card stock.

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