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1482 : Scaling Abraham With A Can Of Lager
CABLE CAR, MATLOCK BATH (1990) : 1608C24 This scan comes from a negative I took twenty five years or so ago at the Heights Of Abraham, Matlock Bath in Derbyshire. The cable car was relatively new then and probably still the only alpine style cable car in th...
CABLE CAR, MATLOCK BATH (1990) : 1608C24 This scan comes from a negative I took twenty five years or so ago at the Heights Of Abraham, Matlock Bath in Derbyshire. The cable car was relatively new then and probably still th...
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UNKNOWN VICTORIAN WOMAN : 1608B95 This is a scan from a whole plate glass negative. Having bought the negative on eBay, the glass got broken in transit through the post but I didn't have the heart to send it back so I stitch...
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1480 : Defying The Laws Of Perspective
NEW MARKET STREET, COLNE : AUGUST 2016 A combination of lens and northern hills takes a scene and concertinas it, so that it defies the laws of perspective.
NEW MARKET STREET, COLNE : AUGUST 2016 A combination of lens and northern hills takes a scene and concertinas it, so that it defies the laws of perspective.
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1479 : Higginbottom - Black, White And A Little Grey
Higgin Street, Colne : 18 August 2016 A photograph taken from the bottom of Higgin Street, looking towards the centre of Colne. Black, white and a little grey.
Higgin Street, Colne : 18 August 2016 A photograph taken from the bottom of Higgin Street, looking towards the centre of Colne. Black, white and a little grey.
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UNKNOWN GROUP PHOTOGRAPH (Early Twentieth Century) Whenever I acquire a group photograph of unknown origin I try to work out what united the group being photographed. It might be the same place of work, the same school or co...
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Take a look at this Carte de Visite bought this week in a second hand shop for 50p. Take a look at this woman, photographed by the Wellingborough photographer Alfred Watts in 1904. Take a look at that pince-nez, held at a sli...
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1481 : Cigarettes And Sixties Schooldays
NIGEL B : 1966 (1608B96) I can't remember whether I took this photograph at home or in the school photographic studios which were down in the basements of the school both I and the subject (I think he was called Nigel) attended. The cigarette would not be e...
NIGEL B : 1966 (1608B96) I can't remember whether I took this photograph at home or in the school photographic studios which were down in the basements of the school both I and the subject (I think he was called Nigel) att...
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Random Times : Why Mischievous Boys Should Avoid Foreign Concoctions And Consume Their Own Steam
Random Times : 23 August 1884 This week our random number generated time machine is whisking us back to 1884 and the very heart of Victorian Britain. Gladstone was Prime Minister and the Third Reform Act was passed by parliament. However, this did not mak...
Random Times : 23 August 1884 This week our random number generated time machine is whisking us back to 1884 and the very heart of Victorian Britain. Gladstone was Prime Minister and the Third Reform Act was passed by par...
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Dear Joan, This is a photograph of mother and I which George took when we went on a omnibus outing from Almiria. it was such a hot day but mother insisted on wearing her big woolen coat - you know what she is like! Some of th...
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This rather splendid Cabinet Card was produced at the studio of Warner Gothard in Northgate, Dewsbury. Based in nearby Barnsley, Gothard built up a substantial photographic business in Yorkshire and the reverse of the card in...
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1478 : Northern Xenophobia
CHURCH STREET, COLNE : AUGUST 2016 We went shopping in Colne yesterday and I managed to escape the large modern outlet shops for a walk around the old town. Whilst it is very definitely part of Lancashire, a lot of Yorkshire seems to have seeped down from t...
CHURCH STREET, COLNE : AUGUST 2016 We went shopping in Colne yesterday and I managed to escape the large modern outlet shops for a walk around the old town. Whilst it is very definitely part of Lancashire, a lot of Yorkshi...
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1477 : Now You Has Jazz
JUBILEE PARADE BAND MEMBER : MARSDEN JAZZ FESTIVAL, OCTOBER 2006 Well, you take some skins Jazz begins Then you take a bass Man, now we're Getting someplace Take a box One that rocks Take a blue horn New Orleans born "Now You Has Jazz" Cole Porter
JUBILEE PARADE BAND MEMBER : MARSDEN JAZZ FESTIVAL, OCTOBER 2006 Well, you take some skins Jazz begins Then you take a bass Man, now we're Getting someplace Take a box One that rocks Take a blue horn New Orleans ...
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One time lecturer, writer on European Affairs and bus conductor, Alan Burnett now divides his time between walking the dog and a little harmless blogging. His News From Nowhere Blog has been running since 2006 and acts as a showcase for his ranting and writing and his photographs old and new.
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