Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

31/3/2012

Pictures of times past: Forgotten photographs give a rare and fascinating insight into 19th Century city life in Britain

A curious photo archivist from Newcastle stumbled on an amazing treasure trove of street photographs which capture the city’s Victorian residents going about their daily lives. Aaron Guy, who works at Newcastle’s Mining Institute, discovered the 300-image collection of early glass negatives after peering into a long-forgotten box. He was moving some old furniture for the Society of Antiquaries when the innocuous container caught his eye. for more click here

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