There are similiar card-type photographs, such as the smaller which was introduced in the 1850s, but if your old photo is about 4x6 in size then chances are it is a cabinet card.
A style of photograph first introduced in 1863 by Windsor & Bridge in London, the cabinet card is a photographic print mounted on card stock.
The house, which is Grade II Listed, was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in collaboration with Gertrude Jekyll, the well-known garden designer.
One of the finest of these surviving examples is that of the “White Horse” at Shere, an old-world inn in midst of an equally old-world village.
Your amazing contributions to the Moments in Time photo series have really blown us away here Archives Outside.
The inn is, of course, not of the Norman and early English antiquity of the church, but it was built, let us say, “once upon a time”; which sounds vaguely impressive, and in doing so begins to do justice to the old-world air of the inn.
A close rival in popularity to the photo posts is Useful Tips for Reading Handwritten Documents which became a long list of tips and tricks generated by comments from you and from State Records staff.
It got us thinking…we create a similar list of useful tips for dating photographs?
Two storeys, jettied on first floor over dentilled moulded bressumer and braced post to end right. Massive triple stack under corbelled top to angle to ranges facing street to left.
One four- light leaded first floor casement on dentilled cill and one leaded square bay window to ground floor left.