Category Archives: Hints and Tips

Useful hints and tips to help you identify mystery photographs

Sometimes it just takes the tiniest detail to get a vital clue

The Smithy, Manafon, Wales, 1894. 176 megapixel, 2,400 dpi scan (15,559 x 11,326 pixels) Zoomable view via Google Open Gallery. Double click to zoom. Click and hold to move. Or use zoom tools visible on hover. When I first saw … Continue reading

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Maritime mystery solved (with a little help from Photoshop)

Unknown naval ship in Brisbane Harbour, dated 1894. Named photo of HMS Royalist courtesy of Australian War Memorial – I had a comment left on a mystery image of mine on Flickr – a nice view of a naval … Continue reading

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New interactive timeline of vintage photographs launched

At the beginning of January 2011 I launched the Dated Vintage Photographs group on Flickr. After just two weeks it has 140 members and over 900 photographs. This image is a screengrab of a brand new interactive timeline presenting images … Continue reading

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