Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Ramsgate pictures all from one publication, can you date them?

One of the tricky problems with old pictures is putting a date to them. Most of the photos taken between 1850 and 1950 are postcards and don’t have dates on them, in some cases the same postcard can have postmarks with 25 years between the dates.

Anyway all of these come from the same booklet of Thanet views and I can definitely narrow the date down to within a five year period, so what do you reckon the dates are?

If viewing with pc or laptop click on the picture to expand it and then click on the expanded picture to get the maximum size, if using a phone or tablet touch the image and then expand it by puting your finger and thumb on it and moving them apart.

Here in my bookshop it has been very busy since the schools broke up, local history and dates being a major factor as you can see from the books going out on the shelves http://michaelsbookshop.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/men-at-arms-in-bookshop.html which I guess roughly equates to the books going out the door, or the shop would explode.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please note comments that may be libellous, comments that may be construed as offensive, anonymous derogatory comments about real people, comments baiting internet trolls, comments saying that an anonymous comment was made by a named real person, boring comments and spam comments, comments in CAPs will be deleted. Playground stuff like calling real people by their time stamp or surname alone, referring to groups as gangs, old duffers and so on will result in deletion. Comment that may be construed as offensive to minority groups is not allowed here either, so think before you write it, remember that the internet is a public place, that it is very difficult to be truly anonymous and that everyone who uses it leaves a trail of some sort. Also note the facility to leave anonymous comment will be turned of during periods when I am unable to monitor comment, this will not affect people commenting who are signed on to their blogger accounts. When things are particularly difficult on the commercial spam front I may turn comment moderation on for periods.

If you feel that someone has left a comment that is offensive and directed at you personally please email me (link on the sidebar) asking to have it removed, you will need to tell which post and the date and timestamp of the offending comment. Please do not reply to the offending comment as I will assume you continuing the dialogue as meaning that you want the comments left there.