Month: January 2018

Ghosts: Sheringham

Originally Part of the touring exhibition – Tradition and Innovation: The Story of Market Towns. From the press release: The exhibition will be touring to museums in Sheringham, Diss, Swaffham and Wymondham from November 2013 to July 2015, before making its way to museums across the East of England. The exhibition tells the story of the development of market towns and Britons’ changing shopping habits from the medieval period to the 21st century. It discusses the issues facing market towns, such as the rise of out-of-town shopping, as well as the ability of market towns to survive and thrive...

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Through Glass: Norwich Skyline 1890s

I love a bit of glass, particularly when it shows the city spread out like this. Believed to have been taken in 1890 this is a magic lantern slide. It appear to have been taken from St James Hill. You’d probably struggle to replicate the shot now due to the amount of tree growth there is along the ridge to the fore of the ridge at the front of Pockthorpe and along the River Wensum. It appears to have been captured on a summer day, probably an afternoon looking at the westward shadows. It’s nice though, familar and yet...

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Invisible works

Not my finest work, but y'know.

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