Family on Beach

Family on Beach

A holiday snap shot of a family relaxing on towels on a beach somewhere in the world. Probably taken in the 1970s. Photo categories :Read More

A Beach in Germany

A Beach in Germany

An image of a beach taken from the window of a coach. There is a German flag flying on the beach so I assume thisRead More

Beach and Harbour

Beach and Harbour

A medium format colour slide of a beach and harbour somewhere in the world, which was probably taken in the mid 1960s. As well asRead More

Whitby in Yorkshire in the mid 1970s

Whitby in Yorkshire in the mid 1970s

This is a picture of the town of Whitby in Yorkshire which has been taken from the grounds of the Church of St Mary lookingRead More

Great Yarmouth fairground ride in 1959

Great Yarmouth fairground ride in 1959

A picture of a little girl in a fairground ride on Great Yarmouth beach taken in the Summer of 1959. Initially, when I saw thisRead More

Woman sitting on the side of a boat

Woman sitting on the side of a boat

A woman sitting on the edge of a dinghy in a posed portrait from, probably, the mid to late 1950s. I don’t know if thisRead 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

Pretty girl on a beach

Pretty girl on a beach

A portrait of a pretty girl on a pebble beach in the sunshine, with a wave crashing on the pebbles behind her. This is theRead More

Man sunbathing and writing on Rocks

Man sunbathing and writing on Rocks early 1960s

A holiday portrait of a man sunbathing on a rocky path between two areas of sea, whilst also making notes on a notepad. This was takenRead More

A man sitting on a boat on a beach

A man sitting on a boat on a beach

A portrait of a man sitting on the edge of a boat moored on grass by the edge of the sea. This picture was takenRead More

A man rowing a dingy close to the beach

A man rowing a dingy close to the beach

A picture of a bearded man rowing a dingy close to the beach. This picture seems to be taken in the same location as theRead More

A boy sitting on a dingy on a beach

A boy sitting on a dingy on a beach

A picture of a young boy sitting on a dingy on a beach. In this picture, the tide is obviously out because we can seeRead More

Ullapool seashore

Ullapool seashore in colour, taken in 1967

This slide shows the view along Ullapool seashore taken by a holiday maker in 1967. More details here. Although it isn’t easy to see onRead 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

Holiday snap

Holiday snap – September 1971

A holiday snap of a set of swings on a beach and a boy playing with his grandma (?). In the background is a waterRead More

Unknown beach

Unknown beach – August 1985

An unknown beach taken on Kodachrome film in August 1985 Photo category : BeachDate Picture Taken: 01 Aug 1985 [crp]

Couple sunbathing

Couple sunbathing on a sunny beach

This picture shows a couple sunbathing on a sandy beach in the sun. The other towels laying on the beach next to them suggest thatRead More

Formentor bay

Beach and rocks at Formentor bay in July 1966

A picture of the Formentor bay in North Mallorca taken on Kodachrome film in July 1966. In this picture, the beach curves away in theRead More

White cliffs

White cliffs and pebble beach with a crane

A pebble beach at the bottom of white cliffs and with a metal structure, probably a crane protruding from the top. This is probably somewhereRead More

Family beach snap shot

Family beach snap shot of a family on a beach

A family holiday snap shot of a man and his three daughters on a pebble beach somewhere. Photo categories : Beach|Family or Group|SeascapeDate Picture Taken:Read More

Three men in the sea on a beach

Three men standing in the sea on a beach

A group of three men standing in the sea on a beach on holiday somewhere. Photo categories : Beach|Family or GroupDate Picture Taken: Unknown [crp]

Holiday resort

Holiday resort with ruined stone building, August 1969

A picture of the holiday resort which the couple who feature in this mini series were staying at. To see the other pictures in theRead More

Girls by boat

Two little girls standing by a boat

A picture of two small children standing by a boat on the beach. This typical holiday snap-shot was taken on Kodachrome slide film. Photo categoriesRead More

Group on beach

Group sitting on a beach in the sunshine, August 1972

This is a picture of a group on a beach near a cliff. I believe the people in the picture are the same people inRead More

Baby on beach with ice-cream

Baby on a beach eating an ice-cream

A family snap-shot of a child, well a baby almost, on a beach eating an ice-cream. The child is wearing a floppy hat to protectRead More

Spanish beach

Spanish beach – August 1975

I’m guessing this is a beach in Spain simply because the slide was in the same batch as the slide of a Spanish town. TakenRead More

Family at the beach

Family at the beach

This is a red border Kodachrome  slide depicting a group at a beach. I don’t know the date, but the swimwear suggests the 1950s asRead More

Child by a lake or sea

Child by a lake or sea

A picture of a toddler sitting by the side of the sea or a lake. The date is unknown, but I would suspect probably 1970sRead More

Family seaside portrait

Family seaside portrait – July 1966

A family snapshot taken on a beach somewhere in July 1966 on Kodachrome. This seems to be a portrait of three generations of the sameRead More

little girls by seaside

Two little girls by the seaside

A picture of two little girls posing next to a pebble beach. I don’t know the location of this picture but there is a veryRead More

Two young women

Two young women on a beach in the mid 1920s

A picture of two young women looking into the camera on what looks like a beach. Unfortunately, the focus was not set correctly, or itRead More

Tea on the beach

Tea on the beach at Herne Bay in 1927

A pair of older ladies sitting in deck chairs on a beach with a tray of tea. Other pictures which were with this one suggestRead More

Family on beach

Family group portrait on a beach – July 1963

A group family snapshot taken on a beach somewhere in July 1963. The group seems to consist of a man with his wife, a coupleRead More

Women on beach

Women sitting on a pebble beach

This good quality Kodachrome slide shows two women sitting on a pebble beach somewhere in bright summer sunshine. The age difference between the two womenRead More

Lady on beach

Woman sunbathing on a beach – 1968

A lady sunbathing on a pebble beach sometime in 1968. I hope I’m not being impolite to say that this lady is of more matureRead More

Making a movie

Making the movie Barnacle Bill at Hunstanton

When I initially saw this it seemed to me to be a picture of a group of people on a beach somewhere making a movie.Read More

Holiday Resort

View over Holiday Resort to the sea beyond

A view looking out to sea across a holiday resort with swimming pools and gardens to caravans and the sea beyond. Not sure exactly whenRead More

Building muscles

Girl in bikini building muscles on the beach, late 1950s

A girl in a bikini is laughing as she tries out what used to be called a ‘chest expander’ on a concrete beach at theRead 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

old seaside snap

Old seaside snap of a woman on a beach

A very old snapshot taken of a woman sitting on a beach somewhere. The condition of this picture is not very good. There are significantRead More

Beautiful silhouette seascape

Beautiful silhouette seascape – September 1980

A beautiful silhouette seascape taken on Kodachrome film in September 1980 showing a lone figure standing on a boat slipway watching a fishing boat. ThisRead More

Calpe beach 1

Calpe beach in Spain during the holiday season of August 1971

A holiday snapshot taken on the beach in Calpe, Spain using Kodachrome film in August 1971. As well as the bathers in the sea andRead More

A beach in Singapore in the early 1960s

A beach on the island of Singapore in the early 1960s

A deserted beach in or near the island of  Singapore which was taken in the early 1960s on 127 format colour slide film. Photo categoryRead More

On the beach with Mum

On the beach with Mum in 1975

A typical holiday snapshot of a small boy on a beach with (presumably) his mother. From the clues in this picture, it would be virtuallyRead More

Woman sunbathing in a deckchair on a beach

Woman sunbathing in a deckchair on a beach

A woman relaxing in a deck chair in the sun with a cigarette. There is another deckchair next to her, so presumably, her companion isRead More

Salcombe in Devon

Salcombe in Devon

A picture of the sea front at Salcombe in Devon. Photo categories : Beach|BoatDate Picture Taken: Unknown [crp]

The beach and castle at Dover

The beach and castle at Dover

This is a picture of the beach at Dover in Kent with the Castle in the distance on a hill. Unknown when this picture wasRead More

Hilbre Island

Hilbre Island from Red Rocks

This is a picture of Hilbre Island as seen from the Red Rocks Nature reserve in Cheshire. Photo categories : Beach|SeascapeDate Picture Taken: Unknown TheRead More

Woman on beach

Woman on beach

A woman sitting on the beach while her companion takes her photo. Photo categories : Beach|PortraitDate Picture Taken: Unknown [crp]

Two women chatting

Two women chatting at the foot of a cliff

Two women snapped chatting together, one in a deckchair eating a sausage roll, and one crouching down next to her. Unfortunately, this emulsion is veryRead More