Some resources for dating photographs
TROVE - check out the advertisements for the fashion of the day in Australia.
INTERNET GENEALOGY - has an excellent article that can help.
Metropolitan Museum of Art - search for fashion from the decades you are interested in
VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEIUM - search using the options.
- Read about the different eras of fashion
Nancy J Price - This blogger has listed many resources that can widen your search.
FAMILY CHRONICAL - Lots of photos that can help, and a link to their excellent book. http://www.familychronicle.com/phototip.htm
FIND MY PAST - has an good article to read, including examples by photos.
FAMILY SEARCH - Good article and even more resources.
DATING A UK PHOTO - A great site that lists the types of poses used in different decades. It also shows the backs of photos.
DATING AUSTRALIAN PHOTOS - NSW Archives have some fantastic information that can narrow down your Australian photos - Great starting point.
- Great step by step article about dating photos
Get help with photos -
Just a last note, I love this photo, hope you do too. I have no idea who it is, only that it was in my mother's old photos, so is likely to be of the HEARD family member, there are a few clues in it to help dating however.