Dating photos mens hats style
We thought it would be easiest to put this information in table form and realized it was too complex.
So just arranging photos by decade to start would be best.
We searched through sites about dress-making, costuming, reenacting, museums and historic personality and fashion eras.
Our idea is to just collection the information that will be useful in determining when a photo was taken.
1880 Photo Dating Notes: short bowler, curled brim high collarless, 6 button waistcoats both bow tie and four in hand long tie long and short jackets with long narrow lapels 1890 Bowler large knot tie, stand up collar In 1880 the tuxedo first appeared.
1870s If the portrait is a half or three-quarter (no feet) the ladies hair is less severe, with perhaps a curl, and perhaps much jewellery and perhaps sitting down in a more casual way, clothes trimmed with lace or tassles.The card may have rounded corners - (mid to late 1870s). (Some still show full length and a carpet in the early 1870s) 1880s The ladies dress may be severe and close fitting or it has a bustle (1881-1886 ish), skirts had pleated edges, boys wore sailor suits and velvet suits, Men did not wear frock coats and wore a morning-coat suit or a lounge suit, top hat, bowler or straw hat.Norfolk jackets were popular as were more casual clothes.And if you're not that hot, don't worry – keep reading for how to be magnetic and irresistible to women, no matter what you look like.The secret lies in evolution – that's right, we're talking Darwin, survival of the fittest, alpha male theory. In a single photograph you communicate that you're athletic and part of a social group, two highly desirable traits. Make sure you're the center of attention – you're throwing the ball, catching the ball, or tackling someone to get the ball.