Posts Tagged ‘heritage photos’

Heritage Photos of the Day: November 9, 2012

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Infantrymen of The Highland Light Infantry of Canada aboard LCI(L) 306 of the 2nd Canadian (262nd RN) Flotilla en route to France on D-Day, 6 June 1944.

Infantrymen of The Highland Light Infantry of Canada aboard LCI(L) 306 of the 2nd Canadian (262nd RN) Flotilla en route to France on D-Day, 6 June 1944

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Library and Archives Canada: BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives’ photostream

View looking east along ‘Nan White’ Beach, showing personnel of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade landing from LCI(L) 299 of the 2nd Canadian (262nd RN) Flotilla on D-Day

View looking east along 'Nan White' Beach, showing personnel of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade landing from LCI(L) 299 of the 2nd Canadian (262nd RN) Flotilla on D-Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Library and Archives Canada: BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives’ photostream

Heritage Photos of the Day: November 8, 2012

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Supermarine Spitfire IXE aircraft of No. 412 (Falcon) Squadron, RCAF, preparing for takeoff, March 22, 1945

Supermarine Spitfire IXE aircraft of No. 412 (Falcon) Squadron, RCAF, preparing for takeoff , March 22, 1945

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Library and Archives Canada: BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives’ photostream 

Unidentified aircrew with Avro Lancaster B.II aircraft DS848 QO:R of No. 432 (Leaside) Squadron, RCAF, 1944

Avro Lancaster B.II aircraft DS848 QO:R of No. 432 (Leaside) Squadron, RCAF, 1944

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Library and Archives Canada: BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives’ photostream

Heritage Photo of the Day: November 5, 2012

Monday, November 5th, 2012

View over the crest of Vimy Ridge showing the village of Vimy , which was captured by Canadian troops , May 1917.

View over the crest of Vimy Ridge showing the village of Vimy , which was captured by Canadian troops, May 1917

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Library and Archives Canada: BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives’ photostream

Heritage Photo of the Day: November 3, 2012

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Firefighters, England, 1884

Firefighters, England, 1884

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

The National Archives UK

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Heritage Photo of the Day: November 2, 2012

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

2 Photos, same location: The Castle Garth, Newcastle.

Castle Garth, looking towards St Nicholas Cathedral from the corner of Dog Leap Stairs 1881.

Castle Garth, looking towards St Nicholas Cathedral from the corner of Dog Leap Stairs 1881.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Tyne & Wear Archives and Museum

“A bit of old Newcastle,” featuring a street view of Newcastle upon Tyne’s Cathedral and Dog Leap Stairs, late 19th century:

'A bit of old Newcastle.' featuring a street view of Newcastle upon Tyne's Cathedral and Dog Leap Stairs, late 19th century

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Tyne & Wear Archives and Museum

Heritage Photo of the Day: October 31, 2012

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Today’s photo is from Wales:

Welsh Women, c.1871

Modryb Martha, Modryb Nellie a Modryb Gwenno (1871-2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru/The National Library of Wales

Heritage Photo of the Day: October 30, 2012

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Fish and Vegetable Sellers, c.1897, Ireland

Fish and Vegetable Sellers, c.1897, Ireland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

National Library of Ireland on the Commons

Heritage Photo of the Day: October 29, 2012

Monday, October 29th, 2012

A weigh station in the heart of Clifden, Co. Galway, 1908.

A weigh station in the heart of Clifden, Co. Galway, 1908

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

National Library of Ireland on the Commons

Heritage Photo of the Day: October 26, 2012

Friday, October 26th, 2012

There are 2 photos for you today, both from Edinburgh, Scotland:

The Cowgate Arch of George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, 1860

The Cowgate Arch of George lV Bridge, Edinburgh, c.1860

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

National Galleries of Scotland Commons

The Cowgate, Edinburgh, 1871

The Cowgate, Edinburgh, 1871

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

National Galleries of Scotland Commons

Heritage Photo of the Day

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Catch of the Day, Galway, Ireland, c.1905

Four “fish wives” making their way up along Long Walk to the fish market, on the Spanish Arch side of the Claddagh in Galway City.

Catch of the Day, Galway, Ireland, c.1905

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

National Library of Ireland on the Commons (flickr)