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    The Thistle, Breck Road Unknown house interior c1890 Most of us who collects photographs finish up with family albums and family photographs which offer a tantalising glimpse of the past – even if the people and location are often not known. I have dozens of photographs ranging from WW1 soldiers, young children in prams, proud shopkeepers outside [...]

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    Great photo's Colin.

    With my interest in all things WW1. Are your soldier photos available to see?
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    Hi Spike,

    I will try and scan a few in for you. Might take a day or so to get them done if you don't mind waiting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colin Wilkinson View Post
    Hi Spike,

    I will try and scan a few in for you. Might take a day or so to get them done if you don't mind waiting.
    Thanks Colin. I will look forward to seeing them.
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    As usual,great pic's Colin! I vaguely remember going into some houses that looked like that,when I was a kid,as I used to get collared by some old girls to get them snuff,etc,from the local shops!

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    Thanks Colin,

    Unknown House photo - the Victorians weren't into minimalism were they?

    There's a zone for pictures and a zone for chairs, separated by a dado and contrasting wallpapers. They packed every square-inch they had in those days. She's probably having a sit down, after dusting that lot in the morning?

    I wonder who started the trend of putting plates on the wall? Functional requirement, decoration, or maybe both?
    "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."... ... ... Mark Twain.

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