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This is the first example that I’ve found of cabinet cards showing multiple poses from the same sitting. They must have been quite common, but few seem to have survived. Studio: Brown, Barnes & Bell Location: Bols Street, Liverpool Uk
A striking portrait photograph from the late 1800s. The lace garment has an almost eastern european look about it. The studio design on the reverse is particularly nice Studio: Emberson & Sons Location: Chertsey, Surrey, UK
Edwardian ‘found photograph’
Another ‘found photograph’ from a small set obtained from a bookshop in Blackheath in London
Studio: Williams Location: Birkenhead / Carnarvon
This, and a number of other photographs, were discovered in a shop in Cumbria and all appear to have been taken on the same voyage. I have not idea where they sailed from, or to where they were heading. The period appears to the the 1930s, and may possibly me a small pleasure cruiser, possiblyContinue reading “Old Salt Plus Two”
Probably taken in the early to mid 1940s, this small group photo, taken in a suburban back garden, is both wonderfully formal and informal at the same time. The linked arms feels like an act of mutual support and solidarity – perhaps in the face of the traumas of the conflict going on around them.