Monthly Archives: June 2011

70,000 unique advertising images discovered – famous TV adverts from the 1960s/70s

About two years ago I bought a very inconspicuous looking batch of photographic negatives at auction. At the time I didn’t look at them closely, thinking they were mainly product stills, albeit of good quality, and all nicely catalogued with … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-06-24

Mystery object – can anyone shed any light on this fascinating piece? "Boy from Canstatt" http://flic.kr/p/99TVde # Welcome @YouNeedaHelmet. You didn't need one though back then "Triumph Model H motorcycle – 1920s?" http://flic.kr/p/8zWQpc # A little bit of boating history … Continue reading

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Some Fathers and Sons for Father’s Day

Work commitments and a manically busy schedule have stopped me posting for some time, but hopefully I’ll get back in the swing now things are calming down! It is Father’s Day here in the UK today, as it is in … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-06-17

New on Flickr: Round Tower, County Antrim: whatsthatpicture posted a photo: One of many images that I am sl… http://bit.ly/jA0HJA # A popular prop, but this one is huge! "Lady With Big Photographic Album" http://flic.kr/p/9ShmFc # The mother is armed … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-06-10

New on Flickr: Unknown artist, with unknown painting!: whatsthatpicture posted a photo: There's something qu… http://bit.ly/kcCGS8 # Some fellow itinerant Irishmen to welcome new follower @joeyabarta "Heavy horses and cart, probably Ireland" http://flic.kr/p/5oP7Kd # A trip to the suburbs, to … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2011-06-03

Nice @librarycongress RT @footnote: Here are the amazing color photos of the great depression everyone is talking about: http://fnote.it/dg # A sumptuous (if rather sombre looking) wedding group, with ostrich feathers, to welcome new follower @globalbride http://flic.kr/p/7vW1zx # Another Lincoln … Continue reading

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