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Re: [Genealogy Research Club] Need some help with a tin type photo.

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  • bob gillis
    ... The picture in http://on.fb.me/NR3yNK is of a mother probably posed in a studio with her two daughters all dressed up. No swimsuits
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 17, 2012
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      On 9/4/2012 5:34 PM, Sunny Shafer wrote:
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      > OCCASION:
      > It looks like a backdrop to me. Common back then to dress the part and pose in front of a backdrop.
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      > YEAR:
      >>From what I've seen the swimsuits look 1880-1900 after (which they showed more skin).

      The picture in http://on.fb.me/NR3yNK is of a mother probably posed in
      a studio with her two daughters all dressed up. No swimsuits
      > Check out by decades here http://www.chicagotribune.com/travel/virtualvacation/sns-pgc-bathing-suits-pictures,0,1613725.photogallery
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      > AGES:
      > I'd say the girls are late teens early 20's, the guy 20-25.
      >
      > Sunny
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      >> To: genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com
      >> From: cteagle5@...
      >> Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2012 07:50:04 +0000
      >> Subject: [Genealogy Research Club] Need some help with a tin type photo.
      >>
      >> I need some help with a tin type photo I posted on our Facebook page this morning.
      >>
      >> 1) Approximately what year was the photo taken?
      >>
      >> 2) What was the occasion?
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      >> 3) What are the ages of the people?
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      >> http://on.fb.me/NR3yNK
      >>
      >> Your help is appreciated.
      >>
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