Dating a photo by the clothes
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In the 1880 census, they'd all be living in their parents' household. Findlay in the 1900 census, whom she believes to be the same man. This identification seems to fit the mysterious photo.
By 1900, several of the children may have moved away. Both were born in Pennsylvania, and married in Illinois to a woman with the same name. Next, I'd encourage Barbara to do "reverse genealogy," and research forward in time to find descendants of all these children.
Fashion in photographs It was understood that clients visiting the photographer's studio (or, less commonly, those inviting a photographer to their home) would be dressed in their best quality, most fashionable clothing.
She and her husband head to Salt Lake City Utah to research Janie's elusive 4th great-grandmother.
She then could reach out to find out photographs of them and verify that the faces match.