Monthly Archives: February 2011

Words of Advice From W V Amey, Photographic Artist, Landport

Anybody who fears having their photograph taken, or is convinced that they don’t photograph well, might do well to consider the advice given by W V Amey, erstwhile Photographic Artist of 253 Commercial Road, Landport, on the reverse of his … Continue reading

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Vintage Photographs from Northern Ireland

I have just uploaded to Reminiscene 16 Cartes de Visite, a Cabinet Portrait and a photograph which were taken in studios in Belfast, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Wakefield. Despite the varying photographic studios, the sitters are very firmly believed to … Continue reading

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A Maidstone Photographic Mystery

Can anybody help solve a photographic mystery?  This photograph was found when the current occupants (The Reef Spa) of 22 Gabriels Hill, Maidstone, Kent were sorting out a room. A larger image can be seen here. Sadly, there are no … Continue reading

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Coming Soon! Vintage Photographs from Northern Ireland

I will very soon be adding to Reminiscene a number of Cartes de Visite and Cabinet Portraits from Northern Ireland.  These photographs were very generously donated to Reminiscene. I understand that despite the fact that some of the photographs were … Continue reading

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More Photographs Added to Reminiscene

I have today added a further six Cartes de Visite and Cabinet portraits and one Tintype to my website. For further information, please check out my RSS Feed or visit the site.

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Lt Charles Granville Whitelocke RN

This Carte de Visite by C A Duval and Co should, with any luck, help somebody with their family history. The sitter is identified on the reverse as: “Charles Granville Whitelocke, Lt RN, only son of Frank Whitelocke and Mary … Continue reading

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Additions to Website

Throughout today I will be adding more postcards and vintage photographs to my website.  Please check the site’s RSS Feed for more details.

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R F Benton, Telegram Boy of Great Wakering, Essex

It is always a bonus finding a vintage photograph of somebody with their name on the back, but to find one with the sitter’s address is very unusual. R F Benton – Collar No. 22T “R Benton lived at Foresters … Continue reading

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Luxor To Asswan By Little Steamer 81 Years Ago

Earlier today I was scanning postcards and vintage photographs to upload to Reminiscene when I came across this message on the back of a typical Egyptian tourist postcard:     “We are now on our way from Luxor to Asswan … Continue reading

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