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1930s School Girls

1930s School Girls photos from the Pete Grafton Collection This is a story of three comfortably off British schoolgirls in the 1930s  – an incomplete story, a story of guesses and detection, as all photos are. “The camera doesn’t lie” … Continue reading

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The Elbe at Hamburg

The Elbe at Hamburg photos by Pete Grafton. _________________________________  

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1950s Paris in Colour

1950s Paris in Colour _______________________________ A collection of slides from the Pete Grafton Collection. ________________________________________________ A mixture of slides (transparencies) of Paris from the 1950s, bought on ebay in 2008.   The Kodak Kodachrome transparencies were taken by American tourists … Continue reading

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Christmas Time in Paris, Hamburg, Scotland & England

Christmas Time in Paris, Hamburg, Scotland & England.   ________________________

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Buchenwald Concentration Camp, June 2009

Buchenwald Concentration Camp, June 2009. photos Pete Grafton ________________________________ Buchenwald Concentration Camp is on a wooded hill near the town of Weimar in eastern Germany. It is a 10 km (6 mile) bus ride from the town.  The camp was … Continue reading

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Summer by the Sea, 1903 (Sheringham),

Summer by the Sea, 1903 (Sheringham). Photos from the Pete Grafton Collection. _____________________________ The railway came to Sheringham on the Norfolk coast in 1887.  This was quite late for coastal villages and small towns that were to become seaside holiday … Continue reading

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Trees/Tree

Trees/Tree photos by Pete Grafton ________________________ ________________________________________  

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