Yearly Archives: 2011

Weekly twitter digest: 2011-12-30

Wow, in just 5 days my Flickr Commons @Layar mobile app has had >1300 people use it from >100 countries! http://t.co/uVtvqYL3 # @margotnote intrigued by relievo suggestion – this the only ambro I own that is sealed like a daguerreotype … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-12-23

@shell7 @RyanD @paulhagon a bit of fun for a Friday afternoon/Saturday morning 'Mapping Flickr Commons' – http://t.co/uVtvqYL3 # @RyanD @shell7 @paulhagon here's your @eastmanhouse live kml feed. Get geotagging, quick! http://t.co/L700dHKc in reply to RyanD # @sebchan Thanks Seb. I'll … Continue reading

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Mapping Flickr Commons

Update 6 Oct 2012 – I now have a web-based map up and running Did you know that Flickr Commons, home to some of the finest images from many of the best public collections in the world, currently has 181,247 … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-12-16

@JayneShrimpton Tram crew uniforms? That's specialist, even by your standards! in reply to JayneShrimpton # Absolutely – RT @annakrentz: #FF to the wonderful @2nerdyhistgirls , of course! If you don't follow them, you need to!! # I am flattered! Always … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-12-09

Wow! "Family with Slave Nanny. Half-plate ambrotype of an antebellum family" http://t.co/R028Q5Nt # Another great find RT @margotnote Pets in Collections http://t.co/ql3NNckO Pets & other creatures in library, archive and museum collections # @margotnote check these animal pics from @annakrentz … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-12-02

@WhatWasThere more than happy to take a look and pass comment if I can be of help in any way in reply to WhatWasThere # Lovely. Great candidate for @historypin or @whatwasthere ? RT @Magna_Quies RT @ChristchurchLib: Cafe society in … Continue reading

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New reviews of mapping services and mobile apps for vintage photographs

Just a quick heads up to say I’ve posted two new pages on the site, one reviewing available services for mapping vintage photographs, and the other covering mobile phone apps (including really neat augmented reality apps). This includes things like … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-11-25

Spotted on #Flickr Ellen Jane Wells, E. White 1/6th-Plate Daguerreotype, Circa 1845: lisby1 posted a photo: … http://t.co/4IXCADCM # Titanic's sister ship Olympic in Southampton floating dock – cc new follower @rmsolympic1935 http://t.co/gsXV8dg3 # Rare Kinora viewer selling on eBay. … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-11-18

@JayneShrimpton another image that is totally out of character for me then! in reply to JayneShrimpton # $23,000 Civil War tintype returning to Goodwill – suggestion it's simply a copy of carte de visite http://t.co/FaNdNfqe # Rare California inmate mug … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-11-11

Suspect this "CAMILLUS FLY photograph Prospectors TOMBSTONE Arizona 1885" on eBay will go even higher than current £775 http://t.co/soMNxPCu # And these "14 ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPHS NEW ZEALAND C1870's" are also attracting lots of eBay bids http://t.co/3rzUjD6T # @ChrisMPaton know anything … Continue reading

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