The task of recording discarded tin cans on archaeological sites may often seem daunting, but archaeologists armed with basic knowledge about tin can morphology are able to record more meaningful data in less time.
This workshop is intended to offer a practical approach to recording and analyzing tin cans.
You may not think to look on the Internet for help in dating old photographs, but actually it's the best place to go.
See also: Safely store, display your old family photographs.
Two young men stare out at me from a small old photograph. A variety of websites offer tips and tools, and they have the great advantage of being able to provide visual aids.
On the back, in my grandmother's handwriting, is written "Grandpa King's brothers." At least I've got some information to work with, but I'm eager to learn more: When was the picture taken? Which two of my great-grandfather's brothers are these? Type of photograph To learn more about my mystery photo, I checked examples of photos in the collections of Andrew J. Both websites detail the history of photography, including samples of various types of photography, such as daguerreotype, cabinet card and tintype.
Margo Memmott conducted a tin can identification workshop open to all Nevada Archaeological Association (NAA) members on March 27, 2015. Margo Memmott is with Broadbent, one of the top archaeology companies serving the Western United States.
ABSTRACT: Cans are a common component in archaeological sites in the Great Basin.
These plates were then cut up into smaller sizes based on the whim of the customer.
Close examination of sleeves and collars can provide valuable information.
Other things to look for on women are the presence and size of a bustle and the fullness of the skirt.
In Roma's case, how she's related to that cousin is important.
The photo could be from their mutual family tree, or from an unrelated branch on her cousin's other parent's side.