Photo Analysis Worksheet

TYPE OF PHOTOGRAPH (check one):

____ Commercial

____ Amateur

____ Other

 

DATE OF PHOTOGRAPH?

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If the date is not on the photograph what clues can you use to narrow down the time period when the photograph was taken.

WHO TOOK THE PHOTOGRAPH?

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Often the person who took the photograph is unknown. If the photographer is unknown speculate what kind of person might have taken the photograph.

SOURCE OF PHOTOGRAPH (check one):

____ Original

____ Copy of Original

____ Post Card

____ Newspaper

____ Book

____ Other

 

PHOTOGRAPH INFORMATION

A. List three things in this photograph that you think are important:

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Why do you think this photograph was taken?

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What evidence in the photograph suggests why is was taken?

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