Saturday, August 24, 2013

FGS2013 Special:

There's a lot going on at the Federation of Genealogical Studies conference. For those of us not able to attend it can feel like not being asked to the prom. So through some help from my friends I thought I would bring you some information from the conference.

For this post, I wanted to bring you a new book announcement (because who doesn't like a new book?)

Photo used with permission of Gary W. Clark (2013)

From introduced its latest book Cased Images and Tintypes KwikGuide at the FGS Conference in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. This is the latest book in the KwikGuide series that helps genealogists, family historians, and photograph collectors identify and date their vintage photographs.

The Cased Images and Tintypes KwikGuide presents a step-by-step guide to dating daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes. It reveals clues found in the cases, brass mats, photograph styles, and other attributes that help the reader establish a probable date of the photograph within a few years.

This is the third in a trilogy of books on vintage photographs. It joins the acclaimed 19th Century Card Photos KwikGuide and the recently released Real Photo Postcards KwikGuide. These KwikGuides provide the researcher with comprehensive information that will help establish the date of unmarked photographs, which in turn can lead to identifying the person(s) in the photo.

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