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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-10-05

A rainy day, so I'm in the loft sorting boxes. Finding all sorts I'd forgotten about, like this photochrom of Hasti… https://t.co/4bqC2uSpeW -> . @kvthorharmelen I've just found your page at https://t.co/N7Pbon1MMo looking for info about korfbal and the lette… … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-09-28

Found on Flickr: Junction of Eagle Street and Cannon Street, Accrington 1910 from mrrobertwade (wadey) -… https://t.co/C4dvB9KDeZ -> Found on Flickr: A Chicago Woman With Spirit Extras from Photo_History – Here but not Happy -… https://t.co/v5rLOv9oyJ -> RT @jamesinealing: A … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-09-21

Fabulous bit of detective work using all the available clues, plus some good old fashioned hard graft. Also shows w… https://t.co/w7ZbqeNlu7 -> The Temple of the Sun at @kewgardens – destroyed by a cedar of Lebanon which fell on it … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-09-14

Just flown into Genoa. Doesn't look much like this any more! https://t.co/ZfnFW0mfWh https://t.co/04JNz7uvyE ->

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-09-07

Not entirely sure how well this shows, but just discovered that this postcard has an impression from where my great… https://t.co/jtPktIv1tD -> For anyone interested, it says Mrs T Morley 68 St John's Road Highgate London N It was sent … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-08-31

From a photo history perspective, this is fascinating. From a social history perspective, it's incredibly sad https://t.co/NJhYEr63sv -> This is how to spend a Saturday morning – new batch of photos from auction, many just with first names, but enough… … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-08-17

Informative thread which underlines the importance and influence of photography in capturing historical events https://t.co/KsCeSiNLz2 -> Found on Flickr: Warf at Town Point, Maryland, Real Photo Post Card, Circa 1908 from lisby1 -… https://t.co/31rt6ejOBe -> Found on Flickr: Deux beautés … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-08-10

A nice trio of late (even for Britain) ambrotypes of the same family at the seaside on three occasions in the late… https://t.co/qiNG1UacrR -> Agggghhhh, I went to write late 19th century and must have changed it to 1900s. They're … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-08-03

One for @JayneShrimpton … https://t.co/XjIBCBKqzR -> Recognise this view, @Langham_London ? On the reverse the photographer has written "Portland Place, London, from t… https://t.co/FZ8HVGlOX3 -> The reverse. The photograph is believed to have been taken by E.F. Hyde of New … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-07-27

Found on Flickr: Advertising Hurstville, Meltonian and Fish Shop from NSW State Archives and Records -… https://t.co/Zoaru9Y11l -> Found on Flickr: It's just not cricket! from National Library of Ireland on The Commons – https://t.co/H04ZJJ8iZ9 https://t.co/k4vZjWS5DM -> Found on Flickr: … Continue reading

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