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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2017-02-17

Great images, and I love the visual way of ordering them in the box. Can anyone help identify the photographer? https://t.co/sUJfUsT19X -> RT @PhillupBoberts: It is impossible to know who took these photos, but they are collected with a set … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2017-02-10

Found on Flickr: Making hay stacks, Tasmania (c1900s) from Tasmanian Archive and Heritage … https://t.co/fXOgFE2HEh https://t.co/s0lNzEnGvz -> Captain Thomas Scott. 1/3rd plate ambrotype. But is this really as late as 1872? Provenance: Underhill family, Dorc… https://t.co/rvHih1Fhj9 -> Happy Birthday William … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2017-02-03

Captain Alexander Allan Gray MC, Royal Flying Corps. Died #onthisday 3 February 1917 https://t.co/8Ga5TEJAmM Via Bo… https://t.co/KQlcc1VJGz -> Bit of a bonus – have come to @V_and_A for a (non photographic) event and stumbled across this small exhibition of… https://t.co/qRgWdOW8dk … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2017-01-27

Wow, so much more research and information stemmed from these two images. Credit for the original research on these… https://t.co/SQi2XcZgG7 -> Bienvenu to new follower @jchevreul – for you, some happy drinkers at 45 Rue Lepic, Montmartre… https://t.co/taHK31ynll -> A … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2017-01-20

A relievo ambrotype, by its inventor John Urie of Glasgow. He published the technique in May 1854. More info & pic… https://t.co/SCsZb2nf9u -> Fabulous "Your Dying Charlotte" blog from @Yepperday with very rich, well researched articles about old photographs https://t.co/IEIiEfNg7h … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2017-01-13

Today I'll start doing what I used to – anyone who follows me will get a personalised welcome with an image that matches their interests -> Especially for 'old' follower @MaddockCarol a library in the snow https://t.co/dSYUQSHvea https://t.co/mLBA7AXjJp in reply … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2017-01-06

Just paid my last visit. It's very impressive and appeals to all … https://t.co/aCksN7TTjZ -> More early(ish) Kew Gardens in colour. Taken by HS Elvin from Devonport, 1947. Possibly late Dufaycolor process. //… https://t.co/uXUsJw5pes -> Hand coloured carnivorous pitcher plants … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2016-12-30

"My dear son, sent from his loving mother" Frederick Archibald Harold Lyle died #onthisday 31 Dec 1916… https://t.co/tWXU2rFhdD -> RT @TalesOfOneCity: Foot of Leith Walk, 1898. Image from Capital Collections https://t.co/NO2iJ5AaiB https://t.co/CqnsgPNZkO -> Husband and wife Walter and Sarah Jones, … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2016-12-23

Fantastic Chrismas present – this has just been identified by @FieldMeasurer as Prebends Bridge, Durham. How, I am… https://t.co/Sgzh3oO2u3 ->

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2016-12-16

RT @ww1lives: For anyone new to #WW1 research, there are some introductory guides to medals, ranks, and much more, on #LivesOfWW1 https://t… -> Found on Flickr: Louis-Adolph Humbert de Molard – from The Patrick Montgomery Collection – https://t.co/oi3uhrPT3m https://t.co/KNNdmP8EYg -> … Continue reading

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