Posts Tagged ‘heritage photos’

Heritage Photo of the Day

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Today’s Heritage Photo is of:

German Bed, in Zum Einhorn, Giessen, Germany. Porcelain Stove On Right, c. 1890

German Bed, in Zum Einhorn, Giessen, Germany. Porcelain Stove On Right 1890

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dickinson College Library

Heritage Photo of the Day

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

3 days remaining in Oktoberfest: 3 more German heritage photos.  Today’s photo is of:

Gleiberg & Castle, Hessian Peasants – Giessen, Germany, 1890

Gleiberg & Castle, Hessian Peasants - Giessen, Germany, 1890
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dickinson College Library

Heritage Photo of the Day

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Keeping in the spirit of Oktoberfest, today’s heritage photo is of:

Wittesche Apotheke, Giessen, Germany, c.1890

Wittesche Apotheke, Giessen, Germany, c.1890

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dickinson College Library

 

Heritage Photo of the Day

Monday, October 8th, 2012

With the Oktoberfest parade wending its way through the streets of Kitchener today, we continue to celebrate German heritage. Today’s heritage photo of the day is of Giessen, Germany, c.1890:

Peasants at Market, Giessen (Germany) (1890)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Many thanks to Dickinson College Library for allowing us to use their photos.

Heritage Photo of the Day

Friday, October 5th, 2012

It’s Oktoberfest time again!  Keeping in the spirit of the festivities, today’s heritage photo is from Germany:

Marktplatz, the old Market Place, Stuttgart, c. 1881

Marktplatz, the old Market Place, Stuttgart, Germany, c.1881.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Swedish National Heritage Board

Heritage Photo of the Day

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Morass Workers, Aberffraw, Wales, c.1885

Morass Workers, Aberffraw, Wales, c.1885

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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National Library Wales

 

Heritage Photo of the Day

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Any of your ancestors work for Great Western Railway in England?  Today’s photo is of the 1868 derailment of GWR’s locomotive, “Rob Roy.”

1868 derailment of locomotive "Rob Roy," Great Western Railway, England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The National Archives UK

Heritage Photo of the Day

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Women and children baiting the line. St. Andrews, North Street, Fishergate, Scotland, c.1845

Women and children baiting the line. St. Andrews, North Street, Fishergate, Scotland, c.1845

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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National Galleries of Scotland

Heritage Photo of the Day

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Fish curing in Clare Island harbour, c. 1880-1900

Fish curing in Clare Island Harbour, c. 1880-1900

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Heritage Photo of the Day

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Today’s Heritage Photo is in honour of British Home Child Day

British Home Children bound for Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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