Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Weighing Machine Photography

In the 1950s, I can remember seeing weighing machines on railway platforms. Often, a photograph was taken of the person being weighed and printed on a card that also recorded the weight. How I wish I still had the photo weight card of me taken on Reading station. Here are two examples:

On War Service

During the Second World War, probably every family had someone serving in uniform or on War Service. Thousands of families would have taken a souvenir photograph like this one showing family members in uniform.

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Vegetable Animals

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Vegetable Animals, a set on Flickr.

Of all the images on this blog, none have been viewed more times than these vegetable animals. I can't help wondering why!