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Unlocking the Secrets in Old Photographs (1991)

by Karen Frisch-Ripley

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To my father and to the memory of my mother,
who, along with her mother, taught me the value
of family photographs
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Though the streets still remain, many of the houses in which our nineteenth-century ancestors resided have fallen victim to the ravages of time.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0916489507, Paperback)

After years of photographic research, the author explains methods of analyzing photographs historically. She outlines how you can recognize architecture, clothing, monuments, and other objects in photos; and where you can find additional help.

The author's clear and expressive writing will teach you such skills as:

-The care and restoration of photographs
-Recognizing photo types
-Finding public sources of information
-Dating photographs and much more!

With Unlocking the Secrets in Old Photographs in your reference library, you can employ the illustrations and concise descriptions it includes to become an expert, regardless of your previous photographic knowledge.

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