The Dead Horse Investigation
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What Is a Photo Really Saying?

Remember to Look at the Back
Remember to Look at the Back!
What If You Can’t See the Back?
What If The Writing Is There but It Is Hard to See?
Lot Numbers, Logos, Personal Marks
A Ghost Image
The Edges
The Paper
The Shape
The Mat
Summary
References

Two Short Case Studies
I.   A Ghost Image - The Hodder Comparison
II. The Mat - Father and Son
References

Details, Details
Just Plain Details
What Can I Tell about the Picture from the Clothing?
The “Occasional” Photograph
Where?
As Time Goes By
Wanna Date?
Don’t Miss a Thing!
References

The Belgian Orphans
Hard and Soft Clues
“The” Clue
Which Way Does the Flag Hang?
White or Yellow Stripe?
Where?
When?
Comité National de Secours et d’Alimentation
Further Investigation
A Few Notes
Summary

The Photographer
Charles Eisenmann
References

Reach Out and Touch Someone

This Photo Is OK!
References

What’s Wrong with This Picture?
Types of Fake Photos
Changes in Context
Change in Content
Spotting a Fake

Relative Amnesia
A Providential Escape
The Next Chapter
A Major Breakthrough
A Few Emails and a Reunion
The End of the Story
References

The History of Photography Part I
Introduction
The Beginning
  The Box
  The Lens
  The Recording Materials
The Daguerreotype
Outdoor Photography
The Ambrotype
Union Cases
Tintypes
In the Meantime...
  Aerial Photography
  Stereoviews
  Underwater Photography
References

History of Photography Part II
The Birth of the Paper Photograph
Cartes de Visite and Cabinet Cards
Sun Picture Tax Stamps
Three-Layer Collodion and Gelatin Prints
References

Age Progression
References

Photographic Misidentification
References

The Dead Horse Investigation: Crouching Horse, Hidden
Locomotive
Putting Things Into Perspective
Camouflaged Locomotive
City Directories
References
The Dead Horse Investigation:
Forensic Photo Analysis for Everyone
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