In this posting, I’m focusing mainly on fashion of adult men and women.I plan on doing a post that centers on children in the future.
Old style dating
So, for example, the composer's birthdate was recorded in the Votkinsk registry of births as having occurred on Thursday 25 April 1840, which was exactly the same day as Thursday in western Europe and North America.
These differences were due to the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in most countries, while others (including the Russian and Ottoman empires) retained the earlier Julian calendar.
Sleeves would often have frills and embellishments below the elbow.
Waists were at natural height that lowered to a point in front.
C. This calendar employed a system of 365 days spread out into 12 months with every fourth year having 366 days (a leap year).
This calendar moved the first day of the year to January 1st from its original date of March 1st.Depending on the subjects (sex, age, economic situation) photos can be more or less difficult to date using this method.It is often easier to date using women’s clothing because women’s fashion during these periods change much more dramatically than men’s does.Thus, July10 was realy July 20, according to our present system.The British Parliament changed the calendar from the old style to the new, the one used today, and changed the date of September 3rd, 1752 (old calendar) to September 14, 1752 (new calendar) thus dropping eleven days. C., many parts of the world used the Julian calendar to mark the passage of time.I’ll start in the 1840s because the first known portrait was taken about 1840, but remember that photographs from the 1840s and 50s are very rare.