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Skeg-Card

Skeg Cards (from Skegness if you hadn’t guessed!) have been documented on the site before but this particularly nice example came my way recently. Sometimes a walkie just catches your attention, and this is one such. 292 more words

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hand tinted!

This would have been a great walkie originally, but then someone young has been let loose with the hand tinting set and this garish image is the result! 146 more words

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Early walkie

Most walking pictures date from the early 1920s onwards, with just two in my archive from before WW1. This looks to be a third. The card is very faded and frustratingly has no location or indication of which firm took it. 205 more words

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Weymouth walkie

The back stamp on this walkie seemed to read Beech’s Photographers, with an address at Gloucester Row, in Weymouth. The clock tower confirms the location but another walkie turned up and showed the name to be… 107 more words

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Brighton berets?

I am struggling to find any clues as to where this walking picture was taken. The camera is obviously very close on the pavement to the two young women, one of whom looks very puzzled as to what is going on. 51 more words

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Margate promenade

I’m guessing this might be Mum, Dad and Daughter, on holiday in Margate, and set for a visit to the Marine Bathing complex in one, and just out for a stroll in the other (with Box Brownie in tow). 142 more words

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Skegness quintet

This is a great fashion shot, and was taken by the Skegness firm of Walfreds, who also took walking pictures. It looks like the firm numbered the prints continuously, and as this is 2790, it must be from the very early 1950s. 105 more words

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