Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

I often see stereoscopes for sale in the antique shops. They were the first real home media, enabling people to see foreign lands, exotic animals, and even the simple and mundane of other people’s lives, all from the comfort of their own parlour. The stereoscope will remind many of you of the View-Master of our …

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This is a 2×3 snapshot from someone’s wedding. The group is partially identified on the reverse as follows: Left to right: Peter, Nancy Achinson, Joan, Kathleen, Gwen, Renee, Peggy, Dorothy Hearn, Michael and Donald. Harry is immediately behind Renee and Stuart Pemberton behind Peggy.  The gentlemen on the far back right are Harry and Stuart. …

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