Notes


Dating Images

The images of this collection have been initially dated by utilizing the guidelines as set fourth in Gary W. Clark’s series:

Clark, Gary W. Cased Images & Tintypes Kwik Guide: A guide to identifying and dating daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes. PhotoTree.com, 2013.

Clark, Gary W. 19th Century Card Photos Kwik Guide: A step-by-step guide to identifying and dating cartes de visit and cabinet cards. PhotoTree.com, 2013

Clark, Gary W. Real Photo Postcards Kwik Guide: A guide to identifying and dating real photo postcards of the 20th century. PhotoTree.com, 2013.

Clark, Gary W. 20th Century Photographs Kwik Guide: A step-by-step guide to identifying and dating vintage photos from 1900 to 1950. PhotoTree.com, 2016.


Further reference materials are utilized to help increase the precision of dating the images:

Brown, Robert O. Collector’s Guide to 19th Century U.S. Traveling Photographers. Forest Grove, OR: Brown-Spath & Associates, 2002.

Mautz, Carl. Biographies of Western Photographers: A reference guide to photographers working in the 19th century American west. Carl Mautz Publishing, 1997.

Mautz, Carl. Biographies of Western Photographers, Expanded and Revised Edition: A reference guide to photographers working in the frontier American and Canadian west. Carl Mautz Publishing, 2018.

Palmquist, Peter E. and Thomas R. Kailbourn. Pioneer Photographers from the Mississippi to the continental divide: A biographical dictionary, 1839-1865. Stanford University Press, 2005.

Palmquist, Peter E. and Thomas R. Kailbourn. Pioneer Photographers of the Far West: A biographical dictionary, 1840-1865. Stanford University Press, 2000.

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