Tag Archives: 19th Century

Mary Seacole – The Greatest Black Briton

Many of us are familiar with the accounts of Florence Nightingale, the British nurse who worked tirelessly and in the most trying of circumstances during The Crimea War and who in many ways pushed forward and pioneered modern day healthcare … Continue reading

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More photos from the old and the new

Today I finish my series of three posts looking at how particular locations have changed in appearance between some old photos that I found and which date from the 1880’s and 1890’s and how they look today using Google Steet … Continue reading

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The more things change – Photos of then and now

Following from my popular post earlier in the week  Then and now – How sights have changed in 130 years I have collated some more of the old colour photographs from the 1890s cataloging interesting sights around England and then using … Continue reading

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Then and now – How sights have changed in 130 years

Last week the Daily Telegraph newspaper printed some old photos from across England and taken in the 1890’s but rare because they were in colour. The photos were created using the Photochrom technique pioneered by Photoglob Zürich AG, which sees … Continue reading

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