I was amazed when I opened the battered old suitcase and found eight certificates!
Some lovely Old Photos of Children from past times in my Collection
Pride and Love. This time of year, around Remembrance Day evokes many emotions in people all around the world, especially this years anniversary of the end of WW1……………..
Scrolling through Ebay one evening I noticed this absolutely beautiful glass Ambrotype photo, unframed, of a couple, taken I thought probably 1855/60’s
I had a message from a direct descendant of Louisa Stallibrass Searle and James Alder, and that changed everything!
An account of Maiwand 1880, by BSM W.Paton, plus four appointments to the office, of him & two other members of his family, spanning three Monarchs, Queen Victoria, King Edward & George
I am still catching up on scanning of the old photos that I have acquired this summer, lots of them are CDV cards, they are time consuming because I always scan the backs too. Some of the Photographers had wonderful designs, especially if they lived & worked in […]
I thought you may like to see an addition to my collection of old photos and Albums…. This is such a fabulously decorated Leather Victorian Album, and one of the few that I have bought privately, and not found at a Car Boot sale !! I just had […]
With just a couple of days to go before Christmas, I thought it would be nice to show you again this post (wrote in 2011) about a lovely little book I found titled “The Yule Log”. It was sold by H and C Treacher, Booksellers and Stationers, The […]