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Photograph of a gardener holding a hose and doffing to a seated young…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by John Winstone Oct 17, 2022.
Above an image of an early Eastman No1 showing passengers congregating,…Continue
Started Jun 23, 2022
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Recently found this Tin Type on a notable online auction site and thought what lovely bonnets the couple are wearing. On that and nothing else I decided to buy the picture. When it arrived I removed the frame and glass protection and scanned the image at 1200dpi to see what I had bought.
A superb backdrop of three of the arches on Brighton…Continue
Posted on November 2, 2021 at 16:00 — 1 Comment
The b&w photo of the College Street house in Bristol you posted, demolished by Bristol Corporation as was all the street although protected, proved not to be the birthplace of Wm F-G, although for years it was believed to have been, until Reece Winstone FRPS, organiser of the 1955 centenary of F-G's birth - Bristol end, sought clarification from the City Architvist. She advised that the street had been renumbered and that the birthplace was a double-fronted house at the back of the Council House (now 'City Hall'), no 12 College Street. See Bristol As It Was 1953-56 by Reece Winstone, pp 33-45 for fully illustrated story.
John Winstone - www.reecewinstone.co.uk
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