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    Using Photoshop to determine if two photographs are the same ancestor

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    • Kerensa Zieske

      Using Photoshop to determine if two photographs are the same ancestor KZ note: This works for some, but in my family photo shop tries to merge my dau, myself, my mother and my grandmother in photos of a similar age. Best of Luck.

    • Cathy Patzlaff

      Using Photoshop to determine if two photographs are the same ancestor. This would come in handy to compare a child's photo to an adult. Also, mature women had some drastic hair style changes over the year and are difficult to identify from different eras.

    • Laura Rassier

      Would this really work? Using Photoshop to determine if two photographs are the same ancestor

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    Her picture taken after death, look closely you can see the stand holds her up. When a loved one died the Victorians were presented with an opportunity to imortalise their beloved in a way that was previously impossible: they could photograph them. Because of the high cost of photography, post-mortem photographs were, in many cases, the only photograph a family had of the deceased.

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    Before their burial, the deceased would be photographed in their best clothes and 'posing' (propped up) with their living relatives. In some instances, eyes were painted onto the closed eyelids of the deceased to make them appear alive. In Victorian times when photographs were rare, this might be the only photo the family had of their dearly departed.

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