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Sitting On A Boat

Two people sat on a boat (I don’t know who they are) in a harbour (I don’t know where it is), a long time ago (I don’t know exactly when). 9 ord igjen

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Turning Up The Prince Of Wales

This little albumen carte-de-visite of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (who was later to become King Edward VII) turned up in a job lot of old Victorian prints I bought the other week. 41 ord igjen

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Who Is Crossing The North Sea?

One of the most difficult challenges with old photograph albums is identifying the albums creator, as – by definition in those pre-smart phone days – the photographer rarely features in the photographs themselves. 68 ord igjen

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Northern Capitals 16 : Arrival In Oslo

The caption under this photograph states «Oslo and the SS City Of Nagpur from the mountains». The camera lens clearly was not up to the challenge: either that or the ship has sunk beneath the sepia waves. 35 ord igjen

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Between A Rock And A Hard Place

A group pose for a picture – their identity and the location has long since faded into obscurity. Wherever they are, they are caught between a rock and a hard place, with the sun shining down

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First Cousin To An Impression

Unknown Man On A Hill (1920s)

The older the photo, the less detail it conveys, the more dust and scratches it has acquired: all of these often conspire together to lift a photographic image to another level, so it becomes first cousin to an impression.

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Clinging To The Mast

Clinging To The Mast – Unknown Man On A Boat  (1930s)

Whoever he is, he doesn’t exactly look happy to be at sea. And why is he balanced on the edge of the boat, clinging to the mast?

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