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Alan Burnett
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Sepia Saturday 356 : Painting The Town Stone Yellow
Our Sepia Saturday prompt this week features a 1945 photograph of a painting class in Sarasota, Florida.  My own photograph is one I took in, I think, the early 1970s in my brothers' studio in, as far as I can recall, Ireland.  (Computer manufacturers shoul...

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1550 : Twixt Sheep And Suit
At one time this will have been a canal-side warehouse, strategically squeezed up adjacent to the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. Bales of Yorkshire wool will have swung from those loading bays in progress between sheep and suit. Now they are offices within whic...

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Sepia Saturday 356 : Saturday 25th February 2017
Bayfront Painting Class 1945 : Florida Memory (Flickr Commons) Our theme image this week shows a painting class in Sarasota, Florida in 1945. Painting is all about the image, and it is your old images that we are interested in for Sepia Saturday 356. Just p...

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1549 : Cruise Ship Runs Aground In Huddersfield
The new extension to Huddersfield University for all the world looks like the rear end of a mighty cruise ship: one of those maritime monsters with half a million passengers and countless crew. Somehow the ship found its way up the Huddersfield Broad Canal ...

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Henry Bown - Artist And Photographer
This is a small collection of three Victorian carte de visites all of which come from the London studios of the photographer Henry Bown. It appears that Henry started his working life as a picture framer, but turned to photography during the great studio ph...

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1548 : Up And Down In Rochdale
Church Steps in Rochdale date back to the seventeenth century (some would say to the 12th century). For hundreds of years people have been walking between the banks of the River Roch and the hill upon which the church is built. Walking up and down, jogging ...

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