Photographs, vintage postcards and other ephemera

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Mystery house

When I bought this photograph, I thought it just looked like a rather nice house. On closer inspection, the front door is open and there are a couple of military chaps in shot. Maybe the house was a WW2 billet?

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Tuesday, 22 July 2014


Carte de visite - photographer's details obscured apart from Colombo, Ceylon. The pencilled message reads: With Sam's best love to Mother.

Monday, 21 July 2014

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Keep still!

Portrait by F. Barrington Wright, 128 High St., Southend-on-Sea. I suspect that's a long-suffering kitten he's hanging on to...

Friday, 11 July 2014