Sydney from the air

Sydney from the air – c 1959

A colour slide image of the city of Sydney, Australia which was taken from an aeroplane sometime in the late 1950s. Unfortunately, the area ofRead More

Views around Australia - Woman looking out at Sydney Harbour bridge

Woman looking out at Sydney Harbour bridge – c1959

This is a slide of a woman standing at the water’s edge looking out over Sydney Harbour bridge. Although I don’t know the exact date,Read More

Seaside scene

Seaside Scene, probably 1960s

Crop of Seaside Scene A picture of a house next to the shore of either a lake or the sea. I suspect this was takenRead More

Sea breaking with lighthouse in the distance

Sea breaking with lighthouse in the distance

The sea breaking over the edge of a quay with a lighthouse in the distance. This is probably a recognisable location to someone, so ifRead More

Fishing boats and landing stage

Fishing boats and landing stage

A picture of boats tied up on a landing stage next to the sea with a village in the distance and a walkway leading intoRead More

Seaside Pier probably in the 1960s

Seaside Pier at Eastbourne probably in the 1960s

A picture of a seaside pier and boat on a pebble beach. Initially I didn’t recognise the location, but a google image search showed meRead More

Mallaig Harbour in the 1960s

Mallaig Harbour in the 1960s

A medium format colour slide of the harbour in Mallig on the west coast of Scotland which was probably taken in the late 1960s orRead More

Street in Lloret in Spain - 1955

Street in Lloret in Spain – 1955

A picture of a deserted street in the town of Lloret de Mar in Spain which was taken on Ferraniacolor slide film in Sept 1955.Read More

The Roman Amphitheatre at Pula

The Roman Amphitheatre at Pula

A picture of the ruins of the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula, Croatia which was taken from a boat in the harbour in the late 1950sRead 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

Dubrovnik Sea front in the late 1950s

This is a picture of the sea front in the city of Dubrovnik, Croatia which was taken on medium format, colour slide film in theRead 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

A Cornish fishing village in the mid 1970s

A Cornish fishing village in the mid 1970s

A picture of a Cornish fishing village which was taken in the mid 1970s on Agfachrome colour slide film. I’m not sure which village itRead More

The Coast of Cornwall

The Coast of Cornwall

A picture of the coast of Cornwall which was taken on Agfachrome colour slide film in the mid to late 1970s. I don’t know theRead More

The Loch Seaforth ferry

The Loch Seaforth ferry

This is a picture of the Loch Seaforth ferry which ran between Stornoway in the Hebrides and the towns of Mallaig and Kyle of Lochalsh inRead More

Woman in a Tweed jacket on a boat

Woman in a Tweed jacket on a boat

A portrait of a woman standing by the rails of a set of stairs on a boat. There are no clues in the picture toRead More

A globe with a cross

A portrait by a globe with a cross

A portrait of a man standing next to a globe with a cross emerging from the top. I’ve no idea where this picture was taken,Read 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

Viking Star at Dunbar

The fishing boat Viking Star at Dunbar in 1990

A picture of a fishing boat called Viking Star moored up at the side of the water in Dunbar Harbour in 1990. The boat VikingRead More

Maunsell Forts in the Thames Oct 1976

Maunsell Forts in the Thames Oct 1976

The Maunsell Forts in the Thames taken in October 1976 on Kodachrome film. I believe this picture was taken from the ferry Olau Kent on it’sRead 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

The Waterfront at Singapore in about 1960

The Waterfront at Singapore in about 1960

This is a picture taken in about 1960 of the buildings on the waterfront in Singapore. It was taken by a serving RAF officer whoRead More

Boats and lorries at Ullapool Harbour in 1967

Boats and lorries at Ullapool Harbour in 1967

A picture of boats and lorries at the harbour in Ullapool in 1967. This picture was taken by a keen amateur photographer in 1967 and asRead More

Loading fish on the Jetty at Ullapool - 1967

Loading fish on the Jetty at Ullapool – 1967

A picture of fish being loaded on the jetty at Ullapool in 1967. This is another picture in the series of Kodachrome slides I acquiredRead More

Monte-Carlo Tunnel and Lighthouse

Monte-Carlo Tunnel and Lighthouses about 1960

This is a vintage picture of the lighthouses and road tunnel of Monte-Carlo or Monaco which was probably taken about 1960. This is part 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

Dunbar

Dunbar – July 1996

This is an Agfa-chrome color slide from July 1996 which is simply entitled Dunbar shows the ruined church spire which was built on the coast ofRead More

Views of Scotland - Inverness

Inverness, the River Ness and the Castle in 1967

A picture of Inverness, including the castle, taken in 1967 on a holiday by an amateur photographer. Although it is not possible to get theRead More

Views of Scotland - Kyleton on Skye

Kyleton on the Isle of Skye in 1967

A picture of the village of Kyleton on the Isle of Skye taken by a holiday maker in 1967. This slide suffers from Newton Rings,Read 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

Views of Scotland - Ullapool

Boats at Ullapool harbour in Scotland in 1967

A picture of a fishing boat and a smaller boat waiting at the harbour at Ullapool, in Scotland taken in 1967. The fishing boat isRead More

Views of Scotland - Cromarty Harbour

A group of men in Cromarty Harbour in 1967

A picture of the harbour at Cromarty in Scotland taken by a tourist on a holiday in 1967. At the side of the picture, underRead More

Views of Scotland - Fortrose Harbour

Fortrose Harbour

A picture of the harbour in Fortrose taken on Kodak film in 1967. This is one of a whole series of pictures of Scotland taken inRead More

Views of Scotland - Isle of Skye

Ferry to the Isle of Skye taken in 1967

A picture of the ferry between the mainland of Scotland and the isle of Skye. This picture looks as if it could have been taken quiteRead More

Ferry

Ferry to the Isle of Skye

This Boots colour slide shows a ferry either just leaving or just arriving on its trip between the mainland of Scotland and the Isle ofRead More

Fish underwater

Fish underwater – May 1992

A picture of some fish taken near the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in May 1992. The film is daylight balanced – hence the blueRead More

Fishing village

Mevagissey fishing village – June 1976

An image of the fishing village of Mevagissey in Cornwall. Taken from the hill above the town, this shows the houses and the harbour withRead More

Boat on slipway

Boat on a slipway to a lake

A picture of a boat on a slipway captured on 127 format colour slide film. The picture looks as if it was probably taken inRead More

Motor boat

Motor boat ‘BOBCAT’ on Oulton broad

A picture of a speedboat on Oulton broad in Suffolk. On the front of the boat is the work ‘BOBCAT’ which may refer to the nameRead More

Boats, Harbour, Mountains

Boats, Harbour and Mountains in September 1966

A picture of boats in a harbour with mountains and hotels in the background which is probably a holiday snap but location is unknown. PhotoRead More

Boats in a harbour

Boats moored in a harbour – July 1975

A picture of a harbour somewhere with many boats of all sizes moored.  This is probably an inlet somewhere because in the distance it’s possibleRead More

Seaside portrait

Seaside portrait of woman with dark hair – May 1973

A portrait of a woman standing by a sea wall in the sunshine. This picture was taken in 1973 and the dress the woman isRead 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

Water skiing

A woman water skiing close to the shore in October 1971

A rather nicely composed holiday snapshot of a woman water skiing, taken on Kodachrome film in October 1971. I’ve never water skied and therefore don’tRead More

Holiday Snapshot

Holiday Snapshot of a couple sitting on a rock

A holiday snapshot of a couple taken on Fujifilm colour slide film. Photo categories : Family or Group|Holiday|SeascapeDate Picture Taken: Unknown [crp]

Harbour

Picture looking down on a walled harbour

A picture taken at altitude of a walled harbour somewhere in the world. This was taken on Fujifilm colour slide film and is in aRead More

Disembarking

Disembarking – July 1993

This shows a group of people disembarking from a small boat in front of some stone steps which disappear into a cliff face. Probably someoneRead More

Seaside walkway

Path and railing next to the sea

A picture of a walkway next to the sea, location unknown but the cars shown parked next to the side of the road seem to beRead More

Portrait of a couple

Portrait of a couple sitting between stone pillars in August 1971

A portrait of a couple taken at what seems to be ruins somewhere near the coast. Exact location unknown – Kodachrome slice taken in AugustRead More