A portrait by an unidentified photographer

Three Children

Three Children

A portrait of three children from an Edinburgh family - boys or girls?  -  photographed when?

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Lesley Fiedler, Tasmania, Australia

Three Children

Thank you to Lesley Fiedler, Tasmania, Australia, for sending me this photo.

Lesley wrote:

The Photograph

"Can you possibly date a photo for me?  I think may be  1870s but am not sure.  My  family comes from Edinburgh but I am unsure  even of the sex of the trio.

  According to the web:

- 1870 was square toe fashion.  The older child's boots have square toes.

-  1880 was rounded toes.  The smaller child standing has  rounded toes.

-  1890 growing more pointed.

but I suppose shoes and prams  can be handed down. 

 I really will appreciate any help  and I have asked my cousin who  sent me this to see if any info on back of original you are also  welcome to use on your page   best regards Lesley Fiedler in Tasmania"

Lesley Fiedler, Tasmania, Australia:  October 11, 2006


If you have any comments on this photograph, e.g. the photogapher, the date of the photo or the sex of the children, pleas e-mail me, then I'll pass on your comments to Lesley in Tasmania.

Thank you.    -  Peter Stubbs.