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Small Town USA, 1950 – Nazareth, Pa.

Small Town USA, 1950 – Nazareth, Pa. photos from the petegrafton collection Photos taken circa 1950 in the Nazareth, Pennsylvania area by a local press or freelance photographer, using a Speed Graphic ’45’ camera, the standard press camera of the … Continue reading

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MV Isle of Arran

MV Isle of Arran photos Pete Grafton _____________________________________ The Arran Ferry – Crisis and Controversey The MV Isle of Arran, built on the Clyde at Port Glasgow entered service in April 1984, running between Adrossan, Ayrshire, and Brodick. As the … Continue reading

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Biggar Agricultural Show, July 20, 2019

Biggar Agricultural Show, Scotland*, July 20, 2019.   photos  Pete Grafton ______________________________________________ _________________________________________________ __________________________________________ ___________________________________________ Biggar Farmers Club was founded three years after the Battle of Trafalgar. For more information about the club: biggarfarmersclub.org.uk _________________________________________ * There is also a … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Festival Pavements, August 2019

Edinburgh Festival Pavements, August 2019. photos Pete Grafton. photos Pete Grafton _________________________________________

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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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