About Antique Photo Album
Antique Photo Album is a website dedicated to Victorian photography, dating from about 1840 till early 1900's.
The love, respect and admiration for these old photographs brings people from all over the world together to join our website.
The majority of pictures on Antique Photo Album website are, or have been, openly available on the internet and true ownership can not be determened. The copyright holders are the photographers who created these old photographs and only them! In most countries the copyrights expire 70 years after the copyright holders death.
From most photographs on Antique Photo Album more than one copy (duplicates) were made and if you happen to be the owner of one of these copies doesn't automatically mean you have the copyrights. We own several of these duplicates from the same image ourselves.
The main reason this website excists is to share these beautiful photographs with people from all over the world. No personal gain or fame and most important: No Financial profit!
Antique Photo Album is also dedicated to children from the past, the present and the future. You will find many beautiful and adorable photographs of children with their dolls, toys, pets and music instruments. Most types of photographs are presented like Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, Tintypes, CDV's and Cabinet Cards.
Also a huge collection of cute old postcards mainly from the amazing collection of my sister.
Allthough a part of the photographs is from my personal collection, I do not claim that I own all photographs on this website.
Antique Photo Album has also the largest collection of Post Mortem Photography you can find on the internet.
Here are some stats from our website:
The galleries have 45 categories with a total of more then 13.000 images (1.6 GB)
From that, the Post Mortem- and related Photographs, have a total of 7.500 images.
Members have left more than 13.000 comments and contributed 900+ images.