Barnard Castle in the mid 1970s

Barnard Castle in the mid 1970s

A picture taken in the market place in Barnard Castle in the mid 1970s. This seems to have been taken looking out from the buildingRead More

Chesterton Windmill

Chesterton Windmill in the 1970s

This is a picture of Chesterton Windmill taken in the mid 1970s on a rather dull, cloudy day. Photo category : MillDate Picture Taken: UnknownRead More

Cowes shipbuilding yards on the Isle of Wight

Cowes shipbuilding yards on the Isle of Wight

This is the town on Cowes on the river Medina where the ferries from Southhampton sail on their journey to the Isle of Wight. InRead More

Gardening in our new homeMedium format negatives -

Gardening in our new home

I’ve called this picture ‘Gardening in our new home’ because that is the impression I got from looking at the picture. It seems to meRead More

Medium format negatives - Tiger at a Zoo

Tiger in a glass panelled cage at a Zoo

A picture of a group of people standing outside a glass panelled cage with a Tiger in – probably taken at a Zoo I wouldRead More

Medium format negatives - Lady with Box Camera on seat

Lady with Box Camera on seat

A posed picture of a woman sitting on a stone bench with a box camera resting on the seat beside her. The formal gardens andRead More

Medium format negatives - Don't hit me with that spade!

Don’t hit me with that spade!

A (hopefully) comical picture of two people in a garden with one pretending to hit the other with a garden spade! I don’t know theRead More

A Lady with Cats

A Lady with Cats

A portrait / candid picture of a woman playing with two cats on a sun bed. Impossible to know the location of this picture, butRead More

Medium format negatives - Cafe on the Beach

Cafe on the Beach in the early 1960s

A picture of a man walking down steps to a cafe on a beach somewhere in the world, probably taken in the 1960s. This photoRead More

Notra Dame Cathedral Entrance

Notre Dame Cathedral Entrance

This is a picture of the entrance the the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris and was taken on 120 medium format colour negative film inRead More

Medium format negatives - Learning to fish

Learning to fish

This picture seems to show a group of two people being shown how to hold a fishing row by another person as a man withRead More

A town on the border between Italy and Switzerland

A town on the border between Italy and Switzerland

This is a picture of a town somewhere close to the border between Italy and Switzerland although I don’t know which country it is in.Read More

Church or Cathedral

Milan Cathedral in the early 1960s

A picture of a couple walking towards Milan Cathedral taken on medium format, colour negative film in the early 1960s. see: http://www.bluffton.edu/homepages/facstaff/sullivanm/milancath/roof.jpg This photo wasRead More

Medium format negatives - Woman with Ford Cortina in the 1970s

Woman with Ford Cortina in the early 1970s

A picture of a woman leaning against what I believe is a Mark II Ford Cortina which is parked outside some rather impressive looking houses.Read More

The Swiss town of Gruyeres in the early 1960s

The Swiss town of Gruyeres in the early 1960s

This is a picture of the town of Gruyeres, Switzerland taken in the early 1960s on Agfacolor, medium format, negative film. The picture shows aRead More

Medium format negatives - Woman standing by speed boats on Swiss Lake

Woman standing by speed boats on Swiss Lake

A picture of a (rather out of focus) woman standing next to some speedboats on a lake in Switzerland. I assume this is a holidayRead More

House for sale in London

House for sale in London

This a a picture of a house for sale in London and was probably taken in the mid 1960s. Although I don’t know the exactRead More

Lake Lugano in Switzerland early 1960sMedium format negatives -

Lake Lugano in Switzerland early 1960s

This is a picture of Lake Lugano in Switzerland which was taken in the early 1960s on medium format, colour negative film. When I sawRead More

Isola Bella on Lake Maggiore, Italy

Isola Bella on Lake Maggiore, Italy early 1960s

A picture taken on the Island of Isola Bella, in Lake Maggiroe, Italy in the early 1960s showing the tower of a building on theRead More

Hotel Astoria Italy

Hotel Astoria Italy mid 1960s

This is a picture of the Hotel Astoria in Italy which was taken in the mid to late 1960s. The coach in this picture hasRead More

Medium format negatives - Hotel Monteleone Simplon Dorf Switzerland

Hotel Monteleone Simplon Dorf Switzerland early 1960s

A photo of the Hotel Monteleon in Simplon Dorf, Switzerland. This photo is part of a set of colour negatives I bought from eBay whichRead More

The harbour at Seahouses

The harbour at Seahouses in Northumberland

A picture of the harbour at Seahouses in Northumberland. This picture is taken standing close to the seawall at Seahouses looking across to the housesRead More

A day camping with the family

A day camping with the family

A picture of a family or group of friends camping, with quite a lot of smoke from the camp fire. On first inspection, it seemsRead More

Brass Band at Wollaston Festival 1975

Band at Wollaston festival in June 1975

A picture of a brass band playing during Architectural Heritage year celebrations in 1975. The writing on the slide mount is a bit difficult toRead More

Family on model railway

Family on model railway – November 1972

A picture of a family riding on a model steam train. This was taken on November 1972 at the Newton Scouts Garden party, according toRead More

Elephant

Elephant

A picture of an elephant, presumably taken on a safari holiday or possibly in a zoo. The exact location is unknown but the plastic mountRead More

Seaside portrait

Seaside portrait of two men

Many years ago I read a photography book which had some rules for taking pictures of people. One of the rules I remember was ‘neverRead More

Riverside

Riverside industrial area with billboards and cranes

This shows a river in a town somewhere, with advertising shown on bill boards and the end of a building. The advertising should make itRead More

College building

College or university building and quadrangle

This looks to me like the quadrangle in one of the colleges in Cambridge or Oxford although that is only a guess. It is anRead More

village

Picture of a village with stone built buildings

An Agfacolor slide of a village somewhere in the world with not many clues to try to find out the location. Photo categories : ResidentialRead More

Road in snowy countryside

Road in snowy countryside

A rather boring picture of a road cutting through snowy scenery – location unknown. Photo category : SnowDate Picture Taken: Unknown [crp]

Lorry in the snow

NAFFI Lorry parked on the road in snowy conditions

A picture of a NAFFI lorry parked on a snowy road somewhere. The driver doesn’t seem to be in the cab so I wonder itRead More

Family at rest

Family eating an Ice-Cream on the side of a road

A man with his two daughters (I assume) stopped at the side of a road eating an ice cream. The location looks like a publicRead More

Dancing the night away

Dancing the night away in a 1970s interior

This Agfacolor slide shows a typical domestic interior from the 1960/70s, with flowery carpet and chair covers and a very common decorative touch of woodRead More

Laying in the Garden

Woman lying in a Garden in the Sun.

There is a saying ‘A picture paints a thousand words’, but when I first saw this image I just saw a photo of a coupleRead More

Family Christmas

Poorly lit picture of a family at Christmas

Another picture of a 1950s family in this poorly exposed colour slide. Photo categories : Family or Group|Residential PropertyDate Picture Taken: Unknown [crp]

Family Christmas group

Family Christmas group

A family Christmas snap shot. Date unknown but the man on the extreme left has been given cigarettes and that was a more popular presentRead More

Deserted square

Warsaw with the Palace of culture in the background

This is a picture of the city of Warsaw in Poland with the palace of culture shown in the background. My thanks to Mike (seeRead More

The river at Durham

The river Wear at Durham

A picture of the river Wear which goes past the city of Durham. This timeless image was taken on one of the bridges which leadRead More

Dolphins

Dolphin performing tail walk tricks

A dolphin doing tricks in one of the display sites frequented by holidaymakers. In this picture, the dolphin has been caught in a tail standRead More

Boys in street

Two boys in a street

This Agfacolor slide unfortunately has a fungal attack in the emulsion which has badly marked the image. It also looks slightly under exposed (and quiteRead More

English city in the 1970s

English city, probably Durham, in the 1970s

A picture of a man and young boy sitting on a war memorial in a town on city in England sometime in the 1970s. IRead More

Durham Castle

Durham Castle from car park in 1970s

A picture of Durham Castle taken from a car park across the river sometime in the 1970s. This picture shows not just the castle, butRead More

Durham market place

Durham market place, probably 1970s

This is a picture of the market place in Durham pictured in probably the 1970s. Now the market place is a pedestrian only area, butRead More

Two women and their car

Two women and their red Austin 1100 car

Two woman standing in their driveway with their Morris car which I think is an A30 model, but I’m not a car expert. The registrationRead More

Yellow ford capri

Yellow ford capri from 1974 parked in the street

A yellow ford capri parked in a space by a road. Although the date of this slide is not known, the car was registered inRead More

Couple at seaside

Couple standing in the sea at the seaside

A picture of a couple entering the sea near a rocky outcrop at a beach somewhere. Photo categories : Beach|Family or Group|SeascapeDate Picture Taken: UnknownRead More

St Botolph's Church in Boston Linconshire

St Botolph’s Church, Boston tower

The tower of St Botolph’s Church in Boston which I believe was taken from the other side of the river from the church, at lease,Read More

Market in African town

A Market in North Africa

This seems to be a view of a market with produce laid out on the ground ready to be sold.  The location is unknown, butRead More

Mykonos windmills

Mykonos windmills in Greece

This is a picture of the famous windmills on the Greek Island of Mykonos which was taken from along the coast and therefore encompasses several ofRead More