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Identification: tintype family sequence

The Guardian newspaper (18 June 2015) ran a story from the National Museums of Scotland which has put a call out to identify the family shown in a series of tintypes.

The photographs of the ‘Margate family’ come from the collection of Bernard Howarth-Loomes, and it is thought they were bought as a set. Lettering on the small boy’s bucket in one of the images determined that the resort was Margate, in Kent. Can you help? See the images here.

They are included in 
Photography: A Victorian Sensation is at the National Museums of Sc...


All photographs: Kodak Collection/National Media Museum/Science & Society Picture Library.

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Comment by Paul Godfrey on June 22, 2015 at 11:42
Walter Golder 1846-1912. Was a cordwainer/shoemaker/bootmaker turned photographer. The 1891,1901 and 1911 Census and the 1903 Kelly's Directory give his occupation as a "photographer" based in Margate.

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