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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-04-05

.@elafarrell @JayneShrimpton If you want some examples of how well Flickr can work solving mysteries check out e.g. http://t.co/evnaacTRBo in reply to elafarrell # .@elafarrell @JayneShrimpton and loads more examples in the aptly named 'Astonishing power of Flickr' group http://t.co/YcmP1a8F5x … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-03-29

Another great identification trail on this #Flickr pic – location *and* possibly photographer http://t.co/fT8DOVmK65 # I really can't believe that it has taken me until now to get along to the Photographs Gallery at @v_and_a http://t.co/eHCauwOw6x # Revolutionary Voices – … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-03-22

New photo: Viewing glass plate negatives: whatsthatpicture posted a photo: This is actually a digitally ma… http://t.co/EXGOFdk7iG # New photo: Two negatives do make a positive!: whatsthatpicture posted a photo: Using a cameraphone to view… http://t.co/75PgaMGGj7 #

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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-03-15

Any handwriting experts out there care to have a go at this mystery, taken in Colombo, Ceylon, 7 Sept 1889 http://t.co/2R2WbaNvP2 # Take a step back to the 1840s (yes, '40s) with these early calotype negatives from @univofstandrews http://t.co/AXhFAoTZxv # … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-03-08

Thanks for the mention RT @margotnote: Adaline Kingrey, 1864. One of a pair of cased 9th-plate tintypes http://t.co/zKutq3cp4L # From the days when kids sat still! RT @annakrentz: Daguerreotype portraits of babies: http://t.co/aaeHmtQmq9 # Earl Haig with the King at … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-03-01

Yesterday @PhotoDetective and I dated over 250 family photographs at #WDYTYALive

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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-02-22

It's my dad's birthday today. I've always relied on him to steer me in the right direction! http://t.co/LYRdAHmM # One slightly grubby image, but a wonderful family history trail http://t.co/flSPpKgQ # New photo: My cycling heritage!: whatsthatpicture posted a photo: … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-02-15

Wonderful, and shares my surname! MT @Amateur_Casual: Harriett Morley wore Victorian clothes until her death in 1940 http://t.co/eJChcCjA # Got to love this profile picture from @victoriansecret http://t.co/ThnzJjz4 (2nd circular image tweet this week) # More great info and photos … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-02-08

I've just added another image to my historic tour of @kewgardens on @Historypin http://t.co/UsaVfG2p # Lovely > RT @jake_a_loo: A 19th century cabinet card of a vicar driving his horse and wagon http://t.co/lZzrWli5 # If you want a definition of … Continue reading

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Weekly twitter digest: 2013-02-01

.@bathintime Funny that, closest of mine was this image, also dated to ca 1915. But thought yours a little earlier? http://t.co/YdEbJPpm # Amazing how one Flickr photo prompts a whole lesson on the art of sand sculptures http://t.co/JI1YPDzb # New … Continue reading

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