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At one time this was regarded as almost unnecessary, but the revolution brought about by Howard Colvin's has changed the nature of post medieval architectural history.
From the first edition, published in 1954 to the thoroughly indexed third edition, published in 1995, we have been able to locate dates and architects quickly and to find the references to back them up.
These tips will get you started, but I encourage you to read and study further.
Machine cut dovetails were made from the middle of the 1800s onward. Three-ply plywood as we know it today was made in 1905. On turned parts of furniture, such as chair legs, use calipers to take measurements to check for shrinkage.
Antiques will show evidence of use and normal wear and tear.
Two buildings in Fleet Street, the former Union Bank by George Aitchison Sr of 1856 and the former Legal and General Insurance Office of 1885 by Sir Robert Edis.
These are dated by illustrations in the Illustrated London News and the Builder and by documentary research in the bank and insurance companies' archives.
The mouldings on stonework on the other hand remain a matter for comparative analysis alone. In London for example, a plain 18th century terrace house can usually be dated to within five or ten years simply by looking at it with an informed eye.