What’s that picture?

Have you ever looked at an old photograph and wondered where it was taken? What something is in a picture? Or whose face it is staring back at you?

What’s That Picture? is a site for anyone who wants hints, tips and practical help to find out where, what, or who is featured in an old picture.

Here you’ll find Recent Discoveries, new Mysteries, and coming soon some helpful hints and tips to help you identify and date your own photographs. There’s also the In Focus section, shining a spotlight on wonderful vintage images from around the world.

Recent posts

Weekly twitter digest: 2013-06-14

Weekly twitter digest: 2013-06-07

Weekly twitter digest: 2013-05-31

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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-05-17

  • Old photo shopping in Amsterdam. Nov much to be found. Picked up a nice Ambrotype with good provenance. But €5 for a tatty CdV? I think not! #
  • The nameless faces of Amsterdam – framed photos in an antiques dealer's display case #1  http://t.co/mlHzYxivPm #
  • The nameless faces of Amsterdam – framed photos in an antique dealer's display case #2  http://t.co/nR7MISSEiJ #
  • found this tentatively named 1850s ambrotype in Amsterdam. Boer Ritter connections http://t.co/I8OuyZKFSi #
  • found this tentatively named 1850s ambrotype in Amsterdam. Boer Ritter connections http://t.co/PrHkv8fE0m #
  • sample of 3D printed photograph from @thecuratorship made from stereo photo – fascinating object http://t.co/z7xHMUvmfg #
  • .@KewDC have you seen this image featuring JD Hooker and Asa Gray? Wonderful! http://t.co/eVIcrGjWhR #

Weekly twitter digest: 2013-05-10

Weekly twitter digest: 2013-05-03

Weekly twitter digest: 2013-04-26

Weekly twitter digest: 2013-04-19

Weekly twitter digest: 2013-04-12

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