Dating old tintypes

Knowing when a photograph was taken, where it was taken – together with the details of the image itself – often make it possible to decide who the sitter really is. Sometimes it can even confirm that it is NOT who you think it is! There can be so many clues which, when all taken together, can give you a very accurate result. An elderly black woman nurse or "nanny" holds a young white child that appears to be under a year old.Stop by and see their booth at the show, contact them at (859) 420-1626Charles & Becky of Lexington, KY have been dealing in Unique and Affordable Antiques for 30 Years. They offer cupboards, pie-safes, dry sinks, stools, quilts, vintage country painted accessories, and that very unique item. Wells has been running one of Woodford County's oldest antique shops for 42 years. James, Harold Yesterday Goodness, owned by Harold James for over 20 years. Just Jo's Antiques and Collectibles, owned by Jo and Paul Stewart, are located in Lexington, Kentucky, 859.338.6101.See their booth at the show or contact them at [email protected] call 859-278-4471 with your questions and antique needs. If glassware is your desire then this is where you need to be. They deal in Mission, American, and Arts and Crafts furniture, pottery, Paul Sawyier prints, stained glass as well as other fine quality furniture and accessories.These include beautiful handturned pens and compositions sets, bowls, ornaments, peppermills, and his exclusive perfume atomizers. Newly selected as a Fenton Dealer, The Spice of Life Antiques will be able to offer you the newest, cutting edge offerings by Fenton Art Glass, USA.Sparkling Fenton International, It's a Colorful Life, High Relief Fused Glass, Fenton Traditional and the new line of Fenton jewelry are available as supplies last! Prussia, Art Glass Antiques, Dolls, Objects De Art. He can also be found at 137 Frankfort Street Versailles, KY (859) 873-4638.Their inventory includes a wide range of quality antiques including primitive to Victorian furniture, fine china and collectible glassware.A large selection of French Haviland is available plus elegant glassware including Fenton, Heisey, Fostoria and others.

Because of this, these are the questions we get asked again and again. Yes, an accurate date does help to pinpoint who the subject/s of the photograph might be.

They deal in Depression glass, Candlewick, Heisey glass, Occupied Japan, linens, toys, tins, Fenton, Derby glasses, vintage Christmas and advertising items.

Come in and visit their booth at the Athens Schoolhouse Antique Shows or contact them at [email protected]

Athon, Gary & Margaret Bandy, Gerry and Clara Black, Tricia Bunocore, Brian Butcher's Antiques The Cat's Meow (Bill & Brenda Roush) Corbett, Joe & Joanne Crump, Linda Curio Cabinet Antiques Daugherty, Jim Daugherty, Bob & Sharon English Rose Anqiues & Interiors Fitzpatrick, Mike Garrison, Jeff Gorrell, Brian Prebble, Charles & Betty Rahimi, Hassain Renfro, Fran Sheeler, Jim Smith, Ann Smith, Virginia Stanley, Jennifer Steele, Elaine Travis, Jack Vanbidder, Patty Van Meter, Holly Vickers, Cleat and Diane Ward, Herman & Meg Wilborn, Bill & Gail Williams, Andy more coming ....

Athon, Gary & Margaret Gary & Margaret Athon are the owners of The Spice of Life Antiques in Lexington, KY.