Back Street, Halifax

All I have about this old negative from my collection is the hint of a caption which is “Back Street, Halifax”; and even this I suspect I invented 20 years after taking the picture. This makes it about as reliable as stories of Robin Hood written in the […]

Big Jimmy

Sometimes photographs of unknown provenance come with a minimalist caption. In this case we are told that the subjects of this photograph – which dates from the late 1920s – are “Harold, Florence and Big Jimmy“. Big Jimmy: could any name be more suitable?