Quaker Wedding 1820 by Percy Bigland

We have a super Market in Bridport on Wednesday’s and Saturday’s. The Saturday one is the largest, and there are many selling Antiques and Vintage stuff.  I have often picked up Old Photos when we’ve been wandering along the stalls. On a recent visit I saw this large picture hanging outside a stallholders house, by…

The Wallace Family Old Photos

What a super Old Photo !! They look a lovely family, certainly not poor. The children and the parents are all very well dressed. When you turn it over there are names written on the back ! What a bonus ! It says “ L-R My Grandmother, Isabella Wallace, My Mother, L/Ginetta Wallace, My Uncle,…

The Silby & Seagust Family

I love family group photos, and when the name of the family is written on the back..just pure gold for me. Once again I had a very lucky find. I hadn’t realized until I got home, that I had found three old photos from the same family ! How fabulous ! Below is the back…

John Jackson Bishop of London + Mystery CDV’s

During this year I have found & added an enormous amount of Old Photos to my collection, lots still I have not scanned. Among these an astonishing amount of CDV’s  (Carte de Visite) which I adore ! They are even more super when they have a name and/or a date on the back ! But…