Monthly Archives: March 2011

Census data identifies mystery sender, and reveals a lifelong friendship

Palm House at Kew Gardens c. 1865 Today sees all people living in the UK complete their census returns, an event that happens just once every ten years.  Whilst everyone (except perhaps statisticians and genealogists) perhaps wonders why, here’s a … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-03-25

x2 RT @kajsahartig: Nice! RT @AntiquePhoto: Photographer Andrew J. Russell (b. March 20, 1829) collection at the @mnhs http://bit.ly/h9h8rs # Great new(ish) group on Flickr – The Calotype Society – http://bit.ly/dRtiFb # Always great when a sign in a pic … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-03-18

@gazetteancetres yes, but is it real? http://on.today.com/h0EPdF in reply to gazetteancetres # Technicolor Kew in 1941. Wonderful footage @kewgardens rediscovered and now online http://bit.ly/dR1EdS # RT @indicommons: The Smithsonian asks: Help Us Identify These Scientists in "Women in Science" Flickr … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-03-11

@OldPostcards postcard arrived today. Nice. Thanks in reply to OldPostcards # Great 1900s Vancouver panoramas – about: http://bit.ly/gLdzmr & gallery: http://bit.ly/hi9GjP # Stunning detail of these mounted police from @VanArchives . Love it when archives share hi-res images – http://flic.kr/p/9jf3uY … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-03-04

Thanks, glad you like it! RT @anna_boman Love this interactive timeline for old dated images http://bit.ly/i8d9Lm, by @PhotosOfThePast #foto # Fantastic @kewgardens suffragette related story http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/2765476716/comment72157626003208503/ # RT @AntiquePhoto More on landscape photography pioneer Magnus Jackson (1831-1891) – http://bit.ly/eVOihg (pdf) … Continue reading

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