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This is the first of the named photographs which I am posting on this blog: a Carte de Visite of Thomas Abbott by J and T Spencer. The carte bears a pencilled inscription on the reverse – “Thos Abbott a … Continue reading
After much deliberation, I have reluctantly decided to close Reminiscene‘s website at the end of this year when the domain name becomes due for renewal. In the meantime, I will not be uploading any new material to the site As … Continue reading
Can anybody help with this seemingly impossible photographic mystery? This photograph of a little girl holding a doll was taken by Oscar Way at the Royal Studios, Colchester, Essex, probably in the early 1900s. Unfortunately, there no clues to the … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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.