Posts Tagged ‘photo detective’

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Mentioned in today’s teleseminar

Here are a few of the links I mentioned in today’s teleseminar that focused on daguerreotypes:

Free photo editing on  I love this site!  Try it and you’ll see why.

Daguerreotype restoration professional Casey Waters.  Take a look at his website to see his work.

Storage boxes for daguerreotypes on Hollinger Corp.

Find professional photo conservators at the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works, Inc.

Carnival of Genealogy–Swimsuits

Bathing Beauty c. 1900

I bought this tintype at a recent Boston area photo show.  Just imagine going to the beach in this outfit! She’s the epitome of modesty in a suit that covers her from the bathing hat on her head to the stockings on her legs. The presence of the “fake” rock and the beach scene in the painted backdrop suggest that she posed at a seaside studio.