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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2021-09-10

RT @DigiVictorian: Miss Annie Pullen — winner of the Eighth Barmaid Prize — was said to be 'not strictly beautiful according to the accepte… -> Found on Flickr: Ping Pong photo strip of sailor and friend, circa 1910 from boobob92 … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2021-09-03

RT @JayneShrimpton: 'September 1896 At London'… Late-Victorian school girl in plain garments but fashionable leg-o-mutton sleeves perhaps… -> I own a six-bed B&B in #Dunster, a medieval village in Somerset. We have lots of people stay who are revisiting the… … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2021-08-13

One for @typejunky – after a wrong turn to Swansea, this ended up being Norwich https://t.co/lsaVixLrHe -> Beautiful early ambrotype by George Duff of Brighton. He was obviously proud of his work (and his wife, who was the… https://t.co/93aP7Xjz2s -> … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2021-08-06

RT @JayneShrimpton: The first commercial photography studios (daguerreotype portrait rooms) opened their doors 180 years ago, in 1841. Earl… -> Found on Flickr: Under a Manchester Sky from Greater Manchester Police – https://t.co/93t6nfFogG https://t.co/mVOR4jcrat -> If ever there was a … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2021-07-30

RT @JayneShrimpton: Four sisters pictured with their widowed father, a fisherman turned coastguard on the Isle of Wight. Two of these young… ->

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2021-07-23

RT @JayneShrimpton: Another beach day, and here's what we would have been wearing over the decades (firmly dated photographs): 1911, 1924,… -> RT @JayneShrimpton: Following interest in a mourning photograph last week, another example, dated Sep 1883 – courtesy @PhotosOfThePast … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2021-07-09

RT @JayneShrimpton: 'Bunny' Austin & wife Phyllis Konstam 1936. In 1933 Austin was the first male #tennis player to play a major public mat… -> RT @JayneShrimpton: My penultimate #tennis images/fashion post: Spanish player Lili de Alvarez, who in 1931 … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2021-07-02

RT @JayneShrimpton: Today's #tennis pic courtesy @PhotosOfThePast is from the early-1900s when more began to enjoy the sport. This girl, pi… -> RT @JayneShrimpton: Continuing my daily post on #tennis history in players, dress & images.. Suzanne Lenglen (1899-1938) who … Continue reading

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2021-06-11

RT @JayneShrimpton: A brief, firmly dated/closely dateable visual timeline of Victorian & Edwardian swimwear: 1864, 1878, c.1900, 1911 http… ->

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Weekly @PhotosOfThePast Twitter digest w/c 2021-05-28

RT @JayneShrimpton: Some interesting bridesmaid and flower girl fashions in this scene from a wedding #June 1935. Fantastical styling, asym… ->

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