Glass Plate Negatives

I suppose this is slightly off topic, but these glass plate negatives were purchased at Saltburn Salerooms with some old cameras. Therefore there’s a slim chance they are local.
Glass Plate Negatives
Glass Plate Negatives
Glass Plate Negatives
Glass Plate Negatives
Glass Plate Negatives
Glass Plate Negatives
They were covered in dust and mold and had clearly been allowed to get wet at some point. Any comments on what period the clothing dates them to would be welcome.
Glass Plate Negatives
Glass Plate Negatives
Glass Plate Negatives
Glass Plate Negatives
Glass Plate Negatives
Glass Plate Negatives
Its a shame putting names to any of the faces will now be virtually impossible, as i’m sure the plates would be worth their weight in gold to the descendants of those pictured.

4 thoughts on “Glass Plate Negatives

  1. Of course they don’t all have to be from the same narrow time period, but at a guess, and looking at the design of the house in one of them, I would suspect the 1890’s or the late 1880’s. Would the cameras, if they were connected, give a time clue by maker or type ? I am sure there are camera geeks out there…………..

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