Dating old photos hats
William Davis supplied background for the couples and their families. German weddings are very formal and brides (and grooms) often wore gloves.
John Henry Wille ran a tavern and later helped his son open a grocery.
So does this photo show Henry Wille and Elizabeth Boedecker, or William Isaac Carrigan and Sarah Ann Hutton?
For more on the second couple, see 3 Clues to Identify Family In Old Wedding Photos.
4 Tips to Identify Faces in Old Group Photos Posted by Maureen Joseph Martin has a great photo, a big group portrait. He knows the identity of three of these individuals, but the rest he's not sure about.
Here are four tips you can apply to group portraits in your family collection.1. Once you know these things, you can figure out who in your family was around at the time. The group posed in front of the Belle Isle Conservatory.
This is a good question but photographic evidence suggests that in many cases even humbler working ancestors followed the latest styles.The cloche hats and dropped waist dresses look more like the late 1920s, but then again, not everyone wore the latest styles the moment the new looks were in the stores. To their left in a light-colored hat is their daughter Emily Kaptur. By looking at facial features, he thinks they could be a mix of Skibinski and Kaptur relatives, but isn't sure. Identify those who could be possibly be in this picture and using a word processing table or Excel, create a chart of how old they would be in 1930.So who's in Detroit in this time period and what's are their age? For example: Person's name, birth year, age in 1930.Dress is a vast and complex subject, but here are some pointers to help with understanding, identifying and dating the clothing styles of those family members from the past who stood before the camera in their 'Sunday best'.Fashion in photographs It was understood that clients visiting the photographer's studio (or, less commonly, those inviting a photographer to their home) would be dressed in their best quality, most fashionable clothing.