This is a photograph from 120 years ago of Susanna, Dewi, Arthur, Tom - and someone's father. But who? If they are yours, it's time to claim them back.
Surely one of the great sights of the Caribbean is to look down on the magnificent Pitons of St Lucia.
My brother is working on a new book of his sketches and pictures of Halifax from forty or fifty years ago. Looking through my old negatives it appears we have similar views...
This is a wonderful old photograph, which, like so many wonderful old photographs, is of unknown people, in unknown places, at an unknown time.
There was something sculptural about this group gathered around their fishing nets on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.
I can find no record of any Victorian photographer called “A. Lowe” who was based in Melton – indeed I am not even sure where Melton is, unless it is a shortened form of Melton Mowbray. On the reverse of this little Carte De Visite is written, “E.M. 17 Yrs 1900”. As with all such old photographs of unknown subjects, […]
A reflection of the Cathedral of Saint Louis in Fort-de-France, Martinique. The cathedral is the seventh church on the site – the previous six were victims of natural disasters, including fire, earthquakes and hurricanes. The current church was designed by the great French engineer, Gustave Eiffel, and has so far survived over 120 years. It is unlikely that the glass […]
I found this postcard amongst a job lot I bought on eBay, all of which were supposed to be of West Yorkshire. I am not complaining, however, the beauty of job lots is the surprises they throw up and the serendipity that brings them to your door. The building which is featured on this old postcard – the Cliff House, […]
A house featured on an old vintage postcard seems vaguely familiar. Did I walk past it on my way home from school half a century ago?