Category Archives: Photograph

Reminiscene’s Website To Close…But All Is Not Completely Lost

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

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A Colchester Photographic Mystery: Help Required, Please

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

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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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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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Vintage Photographs Of Coggeshall, Essex

I have just added nine vintage photographs of Coggeshall, Essex to Reminiscene. The photographs, all of which are in Coggeshall Museum’s collection, and which are reproduced with the kind permission of the museum, show: A flood at Gardner’s Brewery in … Continue reading

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From Betty, Guy and Jonas

This message to Annie from Betty, Guy and Jonas appears on the reverse of a postcard-sized photograph. Friday Dear Annie We’re hoping to come home tomorrow by the 2.10 pm train and we are going for tea to Mr and … Continue reading

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