Each week I will discuss a female garment, fashion trend or influencer from the age of photography (1840s through the 20th century).My goal is to educate family researchers and genealogists about the clothing worn by our ancestors.However, the city of Troy became the leading manufacturer of detachable collars during the nineteenth century.
Dating photographs fashion
However, the fashion can still be seen today in the winged collars of British barristers and on rare occasion on the pupils of Eton College.
 ( accessed 28 November 2015), anonymous article by an Eton pupil, October 2008.
Amazon Drygoods (a completely different company than Amazon, and has been around a lot longer, too!
) is the only remaining manufacturer, according to their website, of detachable collars.
If you contact any of the people listed below, they will need a copy of the front and back of the photograph to be dated.
If it has been enlarged please let them know the size of the original: a stamped, self-addressed envelope will ensure a more prompt reply. We do not advise the original photograph be photocopied directly.It was introduced in the late 1860s in England, but did not gain much attention in the U. That is when the effect of new photographic papers and camera improvements really became apparent.Many cabinet card photographs from the 1880s and 1890s are exquisite pieces of artwork, exhibiting technical excellence and wonderful composition.The cabinet card was made by using the same steps for creating CDVs, still exhibiting the sepia look.However, the cabinet card's image area was more than double the CDV. While it was a bigger image than the CDV, it did not offer much of a quality difference until the mid-1880s.An comprehensive blog article about the Arrow Collar Man and its illustrator Joseph C. The Arrow Collar Man was such a huge marketing sensation that many women thought he was real.