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New archive discovered in a second cousin's attic. Can you help with date and year of new images
Image 1 is believed to be of Frank Walton's two young daughters in late 1860's (Louisa and Emily Walton) and taken as tintype by Frank before he had a studio, so at fairgrounds probably in Lincolnshire or Warwickshire. Need expert opinion on the year the image was likely taken in terms of materials used, frame used and victorian dress of the children.
Image 2 is believed to Frank Walton's father, John Walton who was a Gingerbread Baker from Islington and Hackney who died in May 1860. Is the image from before 1860 in terms of dress and picture and frame styling ? It is not known if Frank would have taken this image.
Image 3 - is a nice imageof a young dark haired lady - touched up with ink maybe ? It cannot be Frank's mother who died in 1840 in Islington aged 35 in childbirth when he was 6. It could be his step mother Ann Walton or it coul be a picture of his young first wife who he married in Boston in 1858, Mary Ann Shaw.
Image 4 , the final image - is of an older man in a very early photograph. My family believe that this could be
Frank's father's father, also John Walton and a Baker, but who may have outlived his son. In 1850, he is likely to have been 80. Can you help with the year of the image ?
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