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London VE Day Photos from 8th May 1945

Today is VE Day and I wasn’t going to post anything in particular but a quick search came across countless incredible photos and so I thought, why not! VE Day is a public holiday in several European countries such as … 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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The Angel of The North

Many cities and regions are defined by their buildings. statues and works of art.  Some such as The Great Wall of China, Leaning Tower of Pisa achieved this status despite being originally built for very different reasons.  Others like the Eiffel … Continue reading

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VE Day Remembered in Photos – This Is Your Victory!

This gallery contains 15 photos.

The 8th May 1945 was V.E. Day or Victory in Europe Day.  As the U.K. is in the midst of remembering and celebrating perhaps the most momentous day in our history,  I thought it would be interesting to post some old … Continue reading

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Churchill – When a picture is worth a thousand words.

Last weekend I had an interesting tour to Chartwell House, the home of wartime Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.  In fact it was something of a family outing as the lovely couple I took there were also Churchills and distantly … Continue reading

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