Mum and Daughter

Mum and Daughter in a mountainside cafe

A picture of, I assume, a mother and her daughter sitting at a table in a mountainside cafe probably in Switzerland, Germany or Italy. PhotoRead More

People gathered around a fountain

People gathered around a fountain

A picture, taken on colour slide film, of a group of people gathered around a fountain. I don’t know where the fountain is, but theRead More

Tea time in the Sun

Tea time in the Sun

A picture of a family or group of friends sitting at a cafe table enjoying tea or coffee in the sunshine. I think this wasRead More

The smallest house in Great Britain

The smallest house in Great Britain

A medium format slide of the smallest house in Great Britain, which is situated in Conwy, Wales. Photo categories : Family or Group|Residential PropertyDate PictureRead More

Small child at a swimming pool

Small child at a swimming pool – November 1981

A picture of a group of people looking at what seems to be an empty swimming pool. I wonder if this is an opening event,Read More

Christmas Drinks late 1950s style

Christmas Drinks late 1950s style

A group of family or friends sharing a drink together at Christmas sometime in the late 1950s. Although it isn’t obvious from this picture thatRead More

Family Christmas scene

Family Christmas scene

A family group photo taken in the living room of their home at Christmas. To me it looks as if it was taken just asRead More

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

Toadstool Filling Station

Toadstool Filling Station

A picture of a family or group of friends posing for a picture outside a petrol station which has a distinctive ‘Toadstool’ roof on it.Read More

Helping with your hair

Helping with your hair

Another camping picture, this time of a young woman helping an older woman with her hair. I don’t know the location or date of theseRead More

Family Camping Scene

Family Camping Scene

This is a picture which was taken at the same time as the picture published yesterday and shows a family or group of friends campingRead More

Campers by a tent

Campers by a tent

An image of a couple of young men who are camping in a tent which looks quite near some residential properties. Photo category : FamilyRead More

A Man at a wedding with a camera

A Man at a wedding with a camera

A picture which was obviously taken at a wedding, probably in the late 1960s or early 1970s. The wedding party can be seen in theRead More

Family Christmas in the early 1960s

Family Christmas in the early 1960s

This seems to me to be a typical scene from a family Christmas which was probably taken in the late 1950s or early 1960s. IRead More

Family watching tv in the 1950s

Family watching tv in the 1950s

A picture of a family group gathered round the TV which was probably taken in the late 1950s or possibly early 1960s. It’s a bitRead More

By the waterfront in a European City

This is a picture taken by the edge of the water in a European location sometime in the late 1950s. I don’t know the preciseRead More

The Weigh House Alkmaar

The Weigh House Alkmaar – April 1957

A picture of the Weigh House in the town of Alkmaar, which was taken on medium format colour slide film in April 1957. Photo categoriesRead More

Hofvijver in the Hague, Holland - 1957

Hofvijver in the Hague, Holland – 1957

A picture taken in 1957 looking across the Hofvijver in the Hague, with a man fishing and some children and another man watching. This photoRead More

A family group portrait in the mountains

A family group portrait in the mountains

A beautifully clear and bright family portrait taken on a viewing platform with the mountains of Switzerland (or possibly France) in the background. This pictureRead More

Group enjoying a Beer by the lake

Group enjoying a Beer by the lake

A rather well composed picture of a group sitting by the side of a lake in Switzerland, enjoying a beer. I tried to zoom inRead More

Holiday makers with their cameras in the 1950s

Holiday makers with their cameras in the 1950s

A snapshot of a group of holiday makers who have just stopped, alighted from their coach and are admiring the view and using their camerasRead More

Jungfrau Observation Platform

Jungfrau Observation Platform in the 1950s

This slide is labelled, ‘Observation platform Jungfrau’ which I have taken to be the observation point at Jungfraujoch. The picture was taken in the lateRead More

Party of Tourists to Switzerland

Party of Tourists in Switzerland

A portrait of a group of holiday makers posing with the snow of a mountain behind them. This was almost certainly taken in Switzerland, andRead More

Steam Engine BE 7638 and Steam Roller

Steam Engine BE 7638 and Steam Roller

This is a picture of a Steam Engine and a Steam Roller in a field somewhere, with a group of people in conversation next toRead More

Trafalgar Square London

Trafalgar Square in London probably in the 1950s

A picture of a family sitting on the edge of one of the fountains in Trafalgar Square in London, probably in the 1950s. Unfortunately, theRead 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 - 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

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

Family group outside their house

Family group outside their house in the 1950s

A family group taken outside their home in the 1950s. Of course, I don’t know for certain this is a picture taken outside the familyRead More

Building on Szentháromság Tér in Budapest

Building on Szentháromság Tér in Budapest

This is a building on the street called Szentháromság Tér in Budapest, Hungary at a time when the surrounding area was being re-developed. The buildingRead More

A 1950s family picnic with their Austin A30

A 1950s family picnic with Austin A30 car

A picture taken during a family picnic on the side of a road, probably in the 1950s. The family concerned have stopped their Austin A30Read More

Multi section steel bridge

Crowd walking past multi-section steel bridge, Oct 1976

A large group of people walk past a multi-section steel bridge somewhere in, I believe, Europe. There seem to be various different groups in thisRead More

The Lee Pineapple Company, Singapore 1960

The Lee Pineapple Company, Singapore 1960

A picture of a group of people entering the Lee Pineapple company building in Singapore in about 1960. Although I don’t know the exact locationRead More

A cafe in Switzerland in about 1962

A cafe in Switzerland in about 1962

A couple sitting at a small table in a cafe or sun area in Switzerland in about 1962. In front of the couple is aRead 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

The world's fair in New York 1964

The world’s fair in New York 1964

This is a picture of a Mother and her Daughter sitting at the World’s Fair in New York in 1964. Although I can’t be certainRead More

Garden Party at large house

Garden Party at large house c1960

A picture of a garden party in a big house taken in the 1960s. There seem to be a lot of people attending this event,Read More

A Group on a boat

A Group on a boat trip on a Swiss lake c1960

A high quality picture of a family or group of friends on a boat trip in about 1960. This is another medium format slide takenRead More

Credit Lyonnais Bank Monte Carlo

Credit Lyonnais Bank in Monte Carlo around 1960

I believe this is a picture of Monte-Carlo in France taken in about 1960. The first thing I focused on in this picture after I’dRead More

A group portrait on a mountain pass c1960

Group portrait on a mountain pass c1960

A portrait of a group standing against the rail of a mountain pass. This is another high quality picture, this time of a group ofRead More

A lorry being loaded with herring on the dock at Ullapool in 1967

Loading Herring at Ullapool in 1967

This picture shows men loading herring onto a lorry in Ullapool, Scotland and was taken sometime in 1967. The title written on the slide indexRead More

Canal trip on Czech river

Canal trip on Czech river – November 2001

This shows a party of travelers boarding a boat for a canal trip in the Czech Republic whilst a second boat waits to pick othersRead More

Cesky Krumlov backstreet

Backstreet in Cesky Krumlov – 2001

A picture of a group walking through a backstreet in the town of Cesky Krumlov in the south of the Czech Republic in 2001. AlthoughRead More

Two women in their garden in Singapore

Two women in their garden in Singapore, early 1960s

A picture of two women standing in a garden together surrounded by palm trees and with a house or flat behind them. The older womanRead 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

Looking round houses

Looking round houses in Singapore early 1960s

A group of women looking around houses in Singapore which may be with a view to moving or it may be a local visit fromRead More

Two women in front garden

Two women in front garden

A pair of women standing on the drive in the front garden of their house. This picture is in the ‘Singapore’ series, because one ofRead More

group in mexican desert

Group in Mexican desert

A group photo taken in the Mexican Desert (I believe, based on other pictures in the series). Photo categories : Desert|Family or GroupDate Picture Taken:Read More

Group under clock tower

Group under clock tower

A black and white negative, in 120 format, of a group standing under the clock of an English country church. Date could be anywhere fromRead More

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