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Peeping...

I could not resist this small walkie.  Mother is doing her level best to ignore the guy with the cine-camera on a tripod, but young daughter is fascinated, peeping up from her toy pram.   102 more words

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Bournemouth, 1951

Just a regular post-WW2 walkie, this one dated 1951. Not as good technically as pre-War work, and probably machine developed and printed. It’s anonymous, but the owner scribbled on the back in fountain pen… 92 more words

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Three generations?

It’s the quiet nonchalance in this walkie which I like, a slow stroll down the promenade, with one lad just bouncing his rubberised swimming float about as the walkie was taken, inadvertently framing his head. 343 more words

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Palace Pier

Although this strip of three walking pictures is not identified, the seller was based near Hove and suggested to me that it might be Brighton… 211 more words

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Southend On Sea

Despite being a busy resort for Londoners for many years, walking pictures from Southend are quite thin on the ground, and those that I have found have no markings to tell you where they were taken (and have been identified only because they were posted off and carry a postmark). 92 more words

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Twins?

Two surviving frames from a movie camera walking picture strip, with Mum, Dad and what may be identical twin daughters, but where it was taken eludes me, although the distinctive Georgian houses behind them may be familiar to someone.  39 more words

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Birmingham calling

Just a regular small walking picture, from a strip taken before WW2. But one of the two gents has written in pen on the back “Corporation Street, Birmingham” and the date, 1936. 161 more words

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