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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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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-07-20

RT @backwards_river: Buchanan Street, Glasgow, 1865. @74frankfurt https://t.co/Ws4SvSh5CL -> #London #onthisday 1909 (at 11am to be precise!) "A view looking west from Victoria Embankment towards Waterloo Bri… https://t.co/yQin6GAeAD -> New acquisition – five group portraits of @kewgardens horticultural staff taken … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-07-13

Found on Flickr: Esk Bridge, Launceston (c1900) from Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office Commons -… https://t.co/SvVJ6GH6Ej -> Found on Flickr: “Select Any Man Whom You May See Aiming at You; and Be Sure You Drop Him” from Ron Coddington -… … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-07-06

Wedding of William Lines & Winnie Bouts at Brentford, 1 June 1907. I can see at least 80 separate faces! Full detai… https://t.co/KItDDCw3Zk -> RT @TheBullsHeadW4: Find us just after Kew Railway Bridge…#throwbackthursday https://t.co/1KLiVKUatx -> RT @TheBullsHeadW4: Strand-on-the-Green just before … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-06-29

RT @JayneShrimpton: One of my favourite family snapshots: my mother, aged 15 in 1946, enjoying the seaside as beaches re-open after #WW2. S… -> Can anyone help? A ?1890s/early 1900s image of a cart for "H.L. Hodges Family Butcher" taken … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-06-22

A pub called Barclay's. I'd wager it got nicknamed 'The Bank'. You can imagine the excuses: "just popping down the… https://t.co/KDi2WtqOS3 ->

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-06-08

#onthisday 50 years ago today! https://t.co/OPZiCcpzYs -> Found on Flickr: Portrait of Charles Ulm in military uniform reading book, circa 1915 / James C. Cruden from Nation… https://t.co/nMdfGKbqFC -> RT @JayneShrimpton: In the new June issue @DYAncestors digital periodical, our … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2018-05-25

From my personal twitter account, but could have equally been tweeted from here! https://t.co/l3KaaFMBtD -> RT @jimmyleiderman: Tough guy? Bare knuckle fighter? Any ideas on why this fella would pose this way? Taken in New York City, c.1861 https:… ->

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