Books

Dressed for the Photographer: Ordinary Americans and Fashion, 1840-1900

Dressed for the Photographer- Ordinary Americans & Fashion, 1840- 1900 by Joan Severa is an extremely useful book for dating photographs from the clothing!

Victorian and Edwardian Fashion A Photographic Survey

Victorian and Edwardian Fashion A Photographic Survey by Alison Gernsheim is another invaluable tool for helping to date old photographs by the fashions.