This article is about the study of family lineage and history.
For the philosophical technique developed by Nietzsche and Foucault, see Genealogy (philosophy).
Amateur genealogists typically pursue their own ancestry and that of their spouses.
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The ambrotype's life span was very short, wide-spread use was less than ten years, but produced a vast collection of beautiful images.
While the name ambrotype was derived from the Greek word ambro, meaning imperishable, it was still a delicate, easily damaged photograph.
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Image on Glass Dating ambrotype photographs is fairly easy for genealogists.
It is a cased image like the daguerreotype, but it was short-lived.
The ambrotype was only in popular production for about ten years.