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James Morley Collection

James Morley Flickr Collection of public domain ImagesCreated by: PICRYLDated: 2016
Transatlantic ship "France" at Le Havre, Sept 1926 #2 (crop)
James Morley Flickr Collection of Public Domain Images
..In any spare time I might have left I love sharing my photographic 'finds' and participating in the whole vintage photograph community on Flickr and I run several groups, of which the most notable are... read more: https://www.flickr.com/people/whatsthatpicture/
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King William's Temple at Kew Gardens (detail from stereoview)

King William's Temple at Kew Gardens (detail from stereoview)

I'm very excited by this find as it's the only 19th century image of King William's Temple ( http://www.kew.org/visit-kew-gardens/garden-attractions-A-Z/king-williams-temple.htm ) that I have ever seen...This ... more

On board "Lady Canning", floating church, Calcutta, India, c. 1875.  Elizabeth Ann Rust and baby William.

On board "Lady Canning", floating church, Calcutta, India, c. 1875. E...

I'd be fascinated to hear if anyone has any further information about this floating church in Calcutta harbour, now dated to late 1875 or early 1876...Thanks to a little research we now know that the mother men... more

Palm House Pond and Museum No1 at Kew Gardens (detail from stereoview)

Palm House Pond and Museum No1 at Kew Gardens (detail from stereoview)

A fairly standard view taken from the south end of the Palm House terrace - a view that has barely changed today...This is one of two stereoviews bought from an eBay seller in the US. They are in exceptional c... more

Fowey, Cornwall - estuary with ships of all sizes, late 1800s?

Fowey, Cornwall - estuary with ships of all sizes, late 1800s?

A lovely original print, I suspect dating from the 1880s or 90s (all thoughts welcome)

Vintage Railway Album: 6 (detail) - Harrow and Wealdstone station

Vintage Railway Album: 6 (detail) - Harrow and Wealdstone station

One of 24 images from a unique and exceptional album ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157624218631585/ ) dating from c. 1900 containing images of early steam locomotives. See the set des... more

Identified! Bampton, Oxfordshire

Identified! Bampton, Oxfordshire

A copy of another image in my stream (but reversed to show the correct view), identified as Bampton, Oxfordshire

Anchor Hotel and Ship & Plough Hotel, Kingsbridge, Devon c. 1890

Anchor Hotel and Ship & Plough Hotel, Kingsbridge, Devon c. 1890

This is a very early amateur photograph, measuring just 4" x 2.75", and is one of several in a small album I acquired a few years ago. Other images (to follow) depict the building of the Kingsbridge branch line... more

The Smithy, Manafon, Wales. Montgomeryshire by-election, 1894

The Smithy, Manafon, Wales. Montgomeryshire by-election, 1894

Update Jan 2015: I hope no-one minds me changing the upload date on this one so that it appears at the top of my photostream. I have just replaced the original scan with a new 176 megapixel, 2,400 dpi scan of t... more

Lewis Tomalin (founder of Jaeger) and family at 20 Cambalt Road, Putney, c. 1895

Lewis Tomalin (founder of Jaeger) and family at 20 Cambalt Road, Putne...

The more I look at this image the more I love it. Dated from the children's estimated ages as c. 1895, it strikes me as being quite unusually relaxed for the era, and of exceptional quality...There is no indic... more

Robert William Melbourne, Burton, September 1896

Robert William Melbourne, Burton, September 1896

Identified on the reverse (see below) as Robert William Melbourne and dated September 1896, which would give a d.o.b. for Robert of c. 1892...From the studio of George Renwick, Burton on Trent..This image, and ... more

Vintage Railway Album: 5 (detail) - Harrow & Wealdstone station

Vintage Railway Album: 5 (detail) - Harrow & Wealdstone station

Hover over image for notes. See original of image 5 ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/4728304447/ ) for full version...One of 24 images from a unique and exceptional album ( http://www.flickr.co... more

Mason Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon

Mason Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon

Originally thought that this could be France, but now identified thanks to PiersSC!..Estimated early 1900s.

The Keep, Kenilworth Castle, early 1900s

The Keep, Kenilworth Castle, early 1900s

Identified thanks to Mike Gerrish ( /photos/mikegerrish/ ) ..Estimated early 1900s...As of Weds 8 December views on this image have gone ballistic - where's everyone coming from?!..Check out more of my vintage ... more

Vintage Railway Album: 7 - Prince Leopold at Harrow & Wealdstone station

Vintage Railway Album: 7 - Prince Leopold at Harrow & Wealdstone stati...

Image number: 7.Locomotive name: Prince Leopold.Locomotive number: 857.Locomotive class: Improved Precedent ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LNWR_Improved_Precedent_Class ) .Railway company: LNWR.Description/note... more

Identified! Ko Shing Theatre, Hong Kong, early 1900s

Identified! Ko Shing Theatre, Hong Kong, early 1900s

One of many images that I am slowly importing from my whatsthatpicture.com website. See the original at www.whatsthatpicture.com/index.php?q=gallery&g2_itemI... ( http://www.whatsthatpicture.com/index.php?q=ga... more

Vintage Railway Album: 4 (detail) - Harrow & Wealdstone station

Vintage Railway Album: 4 (detail) - Harrow & Wealdstone station

See full version of image 4 for original...One of 24 images from a unique and exceptional album dating from c. 1900 containing images of early steam locomotives. See the set description for further information... more

Vintage Railway Album: 6 - LNWR Humphrey Davy at Harrow & Wealdstone station

Vintage Railway Album: 6 - LNWR Humphrey Davy at Harrow & Wealdstone s...

Image number: 6.Locomotive name: Humphrey Davy.Locomotive number: 945.Locomotive class: Improved Precedent ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LNWR_Improved_Precedent_Class ) .Railway company: LNWR.Description/note... more

Victoria and Albert Museum, under construction, 1906

Victoria and Albert Museum, under construction, 1906

Another one identified by mark and delwen..View 'then and now' thanks to Google Street View and WhatWasThere.com - www.whatwasthere.com/b/4347 ( http://www.whatwasthere.com/b/4347 )

The Stapleton Family, at the Rodney, Easter Monday 1907

The Stapleton Family, at the Rodney, Easter Monday 1907

Hook Edwardian Family Album page #29..Interesting that this is clearly noted as 'Stapledon' whereas the census records have the family as Stapleton...The lady marked as 'mother' will be Ethel Hook, nee Stapleto... more

R Holland Butchers, Wallsend, Newcastle Upon On Tyne, c. 1910

R Holland Butchers, Wallsend, Newcastle Upon On Tyne, c. 1910

Another gem from the Who Do You Think You Are? Live show, and a classic occupational photograph from the early 1900s. This one belongs to Candis Ibberson and is used with her kind permission. It depicts her G... more

Early Colour image of thatched house now identified as Corhampton, Hampshire. Paget Colour process

Early Colour image of thatched house now identified as Corhampton, Ham...

The second image in this batch of 12, this one being an alternative view of the house/farmhouse featured in the previous image in my photostream...These images have now been identified as being made using the P... more

Hospital ward, Sainte Adresse, Le Havre, November 1914

Hospital ward, Sainte Adresse, Le Havre, November 1914

The previous day the sender, nurse Margaret Ripley, sent a card from Sainte Adresse, Le Havre, so I assume that she was still there when this was sent, and hence this hospital must be in that locality...In it s... more

Postcard: Le Havre - Le Cap de la Heve pris de la nouvelle Jetee

Postcard: Le Havre - Le Cap de la Heve pris de la nouvelle Jetee

Real photo postcard, sent December 1914...For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72... more

Postcard: Rouen - La Grosse Horloge. December 1914

Postcard: Rouen - La Grosse Horloge. December 1914

Real photo postcard sent December 1914...For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/721... more

Postcard of Sainte Adresse, Le Havre, sent November 1914

Postcard of Sainte Adresse, Le Havre, sent November 1914

Sent by a nurse, Margaret Ripley, to her mother back in England...For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/... more

Identified! WW1 hospital at Parc Wern (now Parc Beck), Swansea

Identified! WW1 hospital at Parc Wern (now Parc Beck), Swansea

During the Great War many stately houses were taken over as hospitals for injured soldiers (as the TV series Downton Abbey has shown), although it has to be said that the guys here look fit as a fiddle! (see co... more

Monument du Dr Duchesne, Boulogne-Sur-Mer

Monument du Dr Duchesne, Boulogne-Sur-Mer

Front of postcard sent 14 May 1914..I believe that this may be Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne (de Boulogne) - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duchenne_de_Boulogne ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duchenne_de_Boulogne )

Postcard: Sainte Adresse, Le Havre, France, December 1914

Postcard: Sainte Adresse, Le Havre, France, December 1914

Real photo postcard captioned "Sainte Adresse - Le Nice-Havrais - Le Boulevard Felix-Faure...Sent December 1914...For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/... more

Postcard: Dunkerque - Station de la Defense Mobile

Postcard: Dunkerque - Station de la Defense Mobile

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard of Le Havre "Vue generale vers le Port" sent November 1914

Postcard of Le Havre "Vue generale vers le Port" sent November 1914

Sent by a nurse, Margaret Ripley, to her mother back in England...For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/... more

Postcard: Dunkerque - Le Beffroi, sent April 1915

Postcard: Dunkerque - Le Beffroi, sent April 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Bergues - La Caserne, la Porte de Bierne vue des Ramparts, sent Feb 1915

Postcard: Bergues - La Caserne, la Porte de Bierne vue des Ramparts, s...

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Malo-les-Bains [Dunkirk] - Rue des Ecoles, sent March 1915

Postcard: Malo-les-Bains [Dunkirk] - Rue des Ecoles, sent March 1915

On the reverse this has the message "This is road we live in. Officers quarters house on right with balcony - ours 4th down on left back of hospital the high point further on left. My wards are in separate buil... more

Postcard: Malo-les-Bains - La Place Turenne, sent May 1915

Postcard: Malo-les-Bains - La Place Turenne, sent May 1915

A further card of this square in Malo-les-Bains, now a part of Dunkirk. See map for others - www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/map?&fLat=51.0... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/map?&fLat=5... more

Postcard: Dunkerque - La Rue de l'Eglise, sent March 1915

Postcard: Dunkerque - La Rue de l'Eglise, sent March 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Le Havre. L'Hotel de Ville et le Boulevard de Strasbourg, sent 3 May 1915

Postcard: Le Havre. L'Hotel de Ville et le Boulevard de Strasbourg, se...

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: St Omer - Le Canal pres de la Caserne de Cavalerie, sent August 1915

Postcard: St Omer - Le Canal pres de la Caserne de Cavalerie, sent Aug...

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Bergues - La Colme en Ville, sent January 1915

Postcard: Bergues - La Colme en Ville, sent January 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Calais - Bassin Ouest et Vue Generale du Quartier Maritime, sent March 1915

Postcard: Calais - Bassin Ouest et Vue Generale du Quartier Maritime, ...

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Bergues - Tour de St Winoc, sent Feb 1915

Postcard: Bergues - Tour de St Winoc, sent Feb 1915

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Postcard: Bergues - Marche aux Bestiaux, sent Feb 1915

Postcard: Bergues - Marche aux Bestiaux, sent Feb 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Early Paget Process colour image - identified as Corhampton, Hampshire, c. 1915

Early Paget Process colour image - identified as Corhampton, Hampshire...

One of a small batch of images made using the Paget Process, identified from the sign to the left, which points to Exton, Warnford & West Meon...There are some great comments below rightly questioning the loca... more

Postcard: Malo-les-Bains - Avenue Kleber, sent 30 April 1915

Postcard: Malo-les-Bains - Avenue Kleber, sent 30 April 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Malo-les Bains - Place Turenne, sent March 1915

Postcard: Malo-les Bains - Place Turenne, sent March 1915

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Postcard: Paris - Abside Notre-Dame sent 1 May 1915

Postcard: Paris - Abside Notre-Dame sent 1 May 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Bergues - Porte de Cassel, sent Jan 1915

Postcard: Bergues - Porte de Cassel, sent Jan 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Dunkerque - Une division de la 2me flotille des Torpilleurs de la Manche dans le bassin du Commerce.

Postcard: Dunkerque - Une division de la 2me flotille des Torpilleurs ...

Sent March 1915, and one assumes the image was taken not long before given that it contains navy vessels. But that aside, what a lovely image, and wonderfully coloured...For more details of the story behind thi... more

Postcard: Bergues - Porte de Bierne, sent Jan 1915

Postcard: Bergues - Porte de Bierne, sent Jan 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: St Omer - La Place Victor-Hugo, sent June 1915

Postcard: St Omer - La Place Victor-Hugo, sent June 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: St Omer - Quai du Haut Pont, sent July 1915

Postcard: St Omer - Quai du Haut Pont, sent July 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Identified! Ruined church in Barcy, France, 1915 - WW1 glass stereoview

Identified! Ruined church in Barcy, France, 1915 - WW1 glass stereovie...

Now identified thanks to PiersSC (see comments)..Another image assumed to be just post WW1 from this large batch of French stereoviews. I do not believe that it is the same church as in the previous view...The... more

Postcard: Boulogne-sur-Mer - Porte des Dunes, sent June 1915

Postcard: Boulogne-sur-Mer - Porte des Dunes, sent June 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Bergues - Eglise St Martin, sent March 1915

Postcard: Bergues - Eglise St Martin, sent March 1915

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Postcard: Dunkerque - Dunkerque - L'Entree du Port, sent April 1915

Postcard: Dunkerque - Dunkerque - L'Entree du Port, sent April 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard: Bergues - Le Pont Saint-Jean (Maison de 1597), sent Feb 1915

Postcard: Bergues - Le Pont Saint-Jean (Maison de 1597), sent Feb 1915

For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627694631371/with/6223708310/ )

Postcard "Captured German Guns in London" by Judges, sent Christmas 1918

Postcard "Captured German Guns in London" by Judges, sent Christmas 19...

This is on the Mall, looking towards Buckingham Palace

Pavilion, Kew Gardens, 1920s?

Pavilion, Kew Gardens, 1920s?

View of the Pavilion Restaurant, rebuilt in 1920 after being burnt down by the Sufragettes several years previously...This view is a press image from the Fox Photos agency and is titled:..SUNSHINE TEAS IN KEW G... more

Celtic cross - memorial to Munster soldiers in Ypres, with the ruins of Ypres cathedral following WWI, the great war

Celtic cross - memorial to Munster soldiers in Ypres, with the ruins o...

Originally I thought this may be Ireland, but some incredible detective work by Havering ( /photos/havering/ ) has pinpointed this as being in Ypres, which therefore dates it to about 1920 (confirmed by the hats!)

French greyhound racing, 1920s, at Trouville-sur-Mer.  1 of 2 (animated)

French greyhound racing, 1920s, at Trouville-sur-Mer. 1 of 2 (animate...

This is one of two shots of greyhound racing in France on the 1920s, and are certainly some of the more exciting finds from this batch of early French stereoviews...The extensive set from which these two images... more

Queen Elizabeth class battleship in Valetta Harbour, Malta, 1920s/30s

Queen Elizabeth class battleship in Valetta Harbour, Malta, 1920s/30s

Someone has suggested to me that this may be Malta. There's another similar and perhaps clearer view that is possibly the same location of a submarine in this album..One of many images that I am slowly importi... more

French greyhound / whippet racing, 1920s, at Trouville-sur-Mer. 2 of 2 (animated)

French greyhound / whippet racing, 1920s, at Trouville-sur-Mer. 2 of 2...

This is one of two shots of greyhound racing in France on the 1920s, and are certainly some of the more exciting finds from this batch of early French stereoviews...The extensive set from which these two images... more

Preston Guild parade, 1922 #5

Preston Guild parade, 1922 #5

From image #3, showing the Harris Museum, these five images have been identified as Preston...And after contacting the museum they have identified the occasion as the Preston Guild, 1922

Preston Guild parade, 1922 #1

Preston Guild parade, 1922 #1

From image #3, showing the Harris Museum, these five images have been identified as Preston...And after contacting the museum they have identified the occasion as the Preston Guild, 1922

Preston Guild parade and Harris Museum, 1922 - image #3

Preston Guild parade and Harris Museum, 1922 - image #3

From image this third image in the set, showing the Harris Museum, these five images have been identified as Preston...And the occasion is now known to be the Preston Guild, 1922.

Preston Guild parade, 1922 #2

Preston Guild parade, 1922 #2

From image #3, showing the Harris Museum, these five images have been identified as Preston...And after contacting the museum they have identified the occasion as the Preston Guild, 1922

Preston Guild parade, 6 Sept 1922 #4

Preston Guild parade, 6 Sept 1922 #4

From image #3, showing the Harris Museum, these five images have been identified as Preston...And after contacting the museum they have identified the occasion as the Preston Guild, 1922

Kenilworth Castle, stereoview, dated 11 July 1923

Kenilworth Castle, stereoview, dated 11 July 1923

Despite the subject, this is another German flea market purchase. The photographer is given as "W de S" and the writing, incluidng the date written as 'Juli', the photographer written as 'foto', and some of th... more

Citroen half-track vehicle, 1924 (animated 3D) - Military manoeuvres at Fontainebleau #6

Citroen half-track vehicle, 1924 (animated 3D) - Military manoeuvres a...

A batch of six French military glass stereoviews from 1924 (check neighbouring images for others and detailed views) - another lovely sub-set of the large batch I'm currently uploading. Assuming that they are ... more

Riverside natural swimming pool in the Seine at Valvins, Fontainebleau

Riverside natural swimming pool in the Seine at Valvins, Fontainebleau

One from a set of four French glass stereoviews depicting an outdoor swimming pool. I'm uploading all four images at the same time, in both stereo and detailed view...Thankfully one had both the location and d... more

On the beach at Trouville, Normandy, France, September 1926 - detail

On the beach at Trouville, Normandy, France, September 1926 - detail

Two further Normandy images from this large batch, these both being taken on the beach at Trouville

Riverside natural swimming pool in the Seine at Valvins, Fontainebleau

Riverside natural swimming pool in the Seine at Valvins, Fontainebleau

One from a set of four French glass stereoviews depicting an outdoor swimming pool. I'm uploading all four images at the same time, in both stereo and detailed view...Thankfully one had both the location and d... more

Riverside natural swimming pool in the Seine at Valvins, Fontainebleau

Riverside natural swimming pool in the Seine at Valvins, Fontainebleau

One from a set of four French glass stereoviews depicting an outdoor swimming pool. I'm uploading all four images at the same time, in both stereo and detailed view...Thankfully one had both the location and d... more

Transatlantic ship "France" at Le Havre, Sept 1926 #1 (crop)

Transatlantic ship "France" at Le Havre, Sept 1926 #1 (crop)

One of two glass plate stereoview images depicting the liner "France" at Le Havre in September 1926. Lovely images, and there are more from Le Havre and the Normandy caost to come!

Riverside natural swimming pool in the Seine at Valvins, Fontainebleau

Riverside natural swimming pool in the Seine at Valvins, Fontainebleau

One from a set of four French glass stereoviews depicting an outdoor swimming pool. I'm uploading all four images at the same time, in both stereo and detailed view...Thankfully one had both the location and d... more

Buskers (detail), Foire de la Sainte Catherine, Fontainebleau, November 1926

Buskers (detail), Foire de la Sainte Catherine, Fontainebleau, Novembe...

The caption reads "Chanteurs ambulants (foire de la Ste Catherine) prise sans soleil, a 3h.45 le 25/11/26" which loosely translates as "Mobile singers [or perhaps buskers] (Saint Catherine's Fair) taken without... more

The port at Trouville, 10 September 1926 in animated 3D

The port at Trouville, 10 September 1926 in animated 3D

A nice dated stereoview showing the port and casino at Trouville sur Mer, Normandy France

Transatlantic ship "France" at Le Havre, Sept 1926 #2 (crop)

Transatlantic ship "France" at Le Havre, Sept 1926 #2 (crop)

One of two glass plate stereoview images depicting the liner "France" at Le Havre in September 1926. Lovely images, and there are more from Le Havre and the Normandy caost to come!..She was completed in 1912, ... more

Crystal Palace, early 1930s

Crystal Palace, early 1930s

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Long drive and statue of Edward Carson at Stormont

Long drive and statue of Edward Carson at Stormont

This must have been taken soon after it was built, although the statue dates it to 1932 or later...---..One of many images that I am slowly importing from my whatsthatpicture.com website. See the original at w... more

Hamburg Pleasure Boat, dated 21 August 1938

Hamburg Pleasure Boat, dated 21 August 1938

Nice to have a precisely dated photograph. And this at the time when events that were to lead to World War 2 were just kicking off ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1938 ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1938 ) ), and exa... more

Three RAF Westland Lysanders over Suez canal

Three RAF Westland Lysanders over Suez canal

From other images this would be estimated to be c. 1940. It seems a fair bet, as per the comments, to assume that this is Suez.

Senior RAF and army officers and King George VI - debrief from a bombing raid with the crew of a Wellington

Senior RAF and army officers and King George VI - debrief from a bombi...

Thanks to the Aviation Forum, the Imperial War Museum collections, and Flickr users' comments, this one has now been dated, located, and many of the people named - truly amazing! ..Make sure you hover over the ... more

Wreck of Messerschmitt Bf 109E near Dover, 28 August 1940

Wreck of Messerschmitt Bf 109E near Dover, 28 August 1940

One of a batch of World War 2 images, mainly medium format transparencies..Ref BH 1315..I suspect all these images were taken in late 1940 and are probably training exercises within the UK

Troops at the Qasr Al Kharana fort, Jordan, during World War II

Troops at the Qasr Al Kharana fort, Jordan, during World War II

An intriguing image of a group of marching soldiers and what appears to be some kind of ancient fort. Any further clues as to the location and who they might be?..A further taster from a batch of WWII images I... more

Darby & Joan Club trip to Hastings 18th(?) June 1955

Darby & Joan Club trip to Hastings 18th(?) June 1955

These images have a charm of their own, but even more so when there are personal relatives pictured, namely two maternal Great Grandmothers and one Great Aunt (hover over photo for notes)..To check out the hats... more

Early colour image of thatched cottages, now identified as Corhampton, Hampshire. Paget Colour process (full image)

Early colour image of thatched cottages, now identified as Corhampton,...

Discovered in a box of glass negatives, this I believe dates from the very early part of the 20th Century, probably no later than around 1920...It is a sandwich of two thin glass plates, measuring c. 4x3". It h... more

Postcard: Dunkerque - Le Bassin du Commerce et le Quai des Hollandais

Postcard: Dunkerque - Le Bassin du Commerce et le Quai des Hollandais

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Birmingham Council House, early 1900s

Birmingham Council House, early 1900s

Posted as a mystery image, but identified within minutes by Mike Gerrish ( /photos/mikegerrish/ ) ...Estimated early 1900s.

Identified!  The Swan Inn, Rose Island, River Thames, Oxfordshire

Identified! The Swan Inn, Rose Island, River Thames, Oxfordshire

The sign to the left advertises Morrell's Genuine Ales & Stout and has a picture of a white Swan above it...---.Update 17/4/11: it ceased to be a pub in 1929...Update 8/1/11: now identified thanks to pellethepo... more

Squadron Leader E A McNab and his men, No 1 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force and Hawker Hurricane

Squadron Leader E A McNab and his men, No 1 Squadron Royal Canadian Ai...

More on McNab and his men - taylorempireairways.com/2010/06/rcaf-no1-sqn/ ( http://taylorempireairways.com/2010/06/rcaf-no1-sqn/ ) ..From a fascinating set of World War II photos, mainly medium format transpare... more

Postcard: Paris (VIIIeme) - Le Pont Alexandre III vers les Invalides

Postcard: Paris (VIIIeme) - Le Pont Alexandre III vers les Invalides

Wonderful image. From what I can tell it must have been taken from the roof of Petit Palais - maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=Le+Pont+Alexandre+III,+paris&amp... ( http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=Le+Pont+Alexandre+III... more

Postcard: Dunkerque - Vue generale de la Ville et des Bassins

Postcard: Dunkerque - Vue generale de la Ville et des Bassins

Another lovely hand-coloured card...For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157627... more

Postcard: Bergues - Le Beffroi (XIVe siecle)

Postcard: Bergues - Le Beffroi (XIVe siecle)

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Postcard: Paris - Panorama - Quartier Sainte Clotilde

Postcard: Paris - Panorama - Quartier Sainte Clotilde

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Postcard: Environs du Havre  - Ste-Adresse

Postcard: Environs du Havre - Ste-Adresse

Captioned "Environs du Havre - Ste-Adresse - Vue generale vers l'Entree du Port du Havre".For more details of the story behind this album see www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463... ( http... more

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon

Another mystery solved, although I had thought there were not enough clues to suggest this could ever be identified! But that was without reckoning on the sleuthing powers of pellethepoet ( /photos/pellethepoet/ ) .

Postcard: Paris - Hotel des Invalides - Entree Principale

Postcard: Paris - Hotel des Invalides - Entree Principale

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