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The Dead Horse Investigation: Forensic Photo Analysis for Everyone is a handy layman's how-to guide on identifying old photos using forensic science techniques. The book includes instructional chapters, as well as case studies and stories that illustrate a range of interesting identification mthods. The Dead Horse Investigation includes two chapters dedicated to the history of photography, with tips on how to identify the various types of photos, from Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes, to modern snapshots. Other chapters examine clues that can be obtained from the physical characteristics of a photograph, and describe the types of clues that can be found from the contents of an image.

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The Dead Horse Investigation: Forensic Photo Analysis for Everyone is a handy layman's how-to guide on identifying old photos using forensic science techniques. The book includes instructional chapters, as well as case studies and stories that illustrate a range of interesting identification techniques. The Dead Horse Investigation referred to in the title is the final case study presented in the book, where the author analyzes the photo of a man sitting on a dead horse taken in Sheboygan, WI in the late 1860s/early 1870s.

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ISBN:
9780976716051
Subtitle:
Forensic Photo Analysis for Everyone
Author:
Fitzpatrick, Colleen, Ph.d.
Publisher:
Rice Book Pr
Subject:
Photography : Techniques - General
Subject:
Photographs
Subject:
Photographs in genealogy.
Subject:
History
Copyright:
Publication Date:
2008-04-30
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , The Dead Horse Investigation: Forensic Photo Analysis for Everyone is a handy layman's how-to guide on identifying old photos using forensic science techniques. The book includes instructional chapters, as well as case studies and stories that illustrate a range of interesting identification techniques. The Dead Horse Investigation referred to in the title is the final case study presented in the book, where the author analyzes the photo of a man sitting on a dead horse taken in Sheboygan, WI in the late 1860s/early 1870s.
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