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Whitchurch [War Memorial] Hall Chrysanthemum Show

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Whitchurch [War Memorial] Hall Chrysanthemum Show
Whitchurch

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Teitl Cymraeg/Welsh title: Sioe Eurflodau Neuadd Goffa Whitchurch
Ffotograffydd/Photographer: Geoff Charles (1909-2002)
Dyddiad/Date: November 4, 1949.
Cyfrwng/Medium: Negydd ffilm / Film negative
Cyfeiriad/Reference: (gcc08497)
Rhif cofnod / Record no.: 3473071

Rhagor o wybodaeth am gasgliad Geoff Charles yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru

More information about the Geoff Charles Collection at the National Library of Wales

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Teitl Cymraeg/Welsh title: Cyflwyniad Cymdeithas Ddrama Amatur Whitchurch o "Queer Street" a "The Browning Version"
Ffotograffydd/Photographer: Geoff Charles (1909-2002)
Dyddiad/Date: 1/3/1954
Cyfrwng/Medium: Negydd ffilm / Film negative
Cyfeiriad/Reference: (gch05726)
Rhif cofnod / Record no.: 3367663

Rhagor o wybodaeth am gasgliad Geoff Charles yn Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru

More information about the Geoff Charles Collection at the National Library of Wales

Mae ffotograffau Geoff Charles hefyd yn rhan o Broject Europeana Libraries

Geoff Charles’ photographs also form part of the Europeana Libraries Project

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Image from page 496 of “The Emporium of arts & sciences” (1812)

A few nice Petworth images I found:

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Identifier: emporiumofartssc01coxe
Title: The Emporium of arts & sciences
Year: 1812 (1810s)
Authors: Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864, ed Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839, ed
Subjects: Industrial arts Technology Technology
Publisher: Philadelphia : published by Joseph Delaplaine Philadelphia : Kimber & Richardson

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satisfaction to, sir, your obe dient servant, H. I. B. August, 1811. The model consists of little tin casts of six horse sol-diers and one officer, see PL 12, Fig. 10. These areplaced on a slip of wood, and each is moveable on apivot, so that it may be turned into any position. No. 53. (With a Plate.) Account of a Machine for performing the Thread- Work in Shoe-making in a standing Posture ; contrived, and for many Years constantly used by Thomas Holdex, Shoemaker, of Fettleworth, near Petworth, Sussex.* A very moderate observation of the different processesof handicraftsmen will shew how extremely variousare their habits of manipulating. Every different positionof standing, sitting, and, perhaps, lying, may be foundamong them; and in works apparently of the same na- * Nicholson, v. 14. p. 155.—For which the Society of Aits gave a premiumof fifteen guineas. See vol. xxii. of their Transactions. One of the. machines is:a their ReposiVorv e S/n/r/f//,J C Tuurftnt /? – //^/7/////w:/ .

Emporium ofjirts &Saencer V- l P*- &< Machine for Shoemakers, 449 lure, the positions are found to be considerably unlikeeach other. It is probable that the first workman assum-ed positions which, whether aukward, confined, or incon-sistent with health, or the contrary, came into universaluse when the habit of the individual and the confirmedcustom of master and apprentice had given them the sanc-tion of many years. Thus we see that mens cloths aresewed by men who sit cross-legged; womens cloths bywomen who sit in no unusual position : turners in Indiahold the tool with their feet, and turn the lathe with theleft hand, while they sit on the ground with the bodyleaning very much forward; in Europe they stand andturn with one foot, while the hand directs the tool: comb-cutters, for coarse or open-toothed combs, sit astride alarge triangular stool with their work as low as the seat,so that they must keep their bodies almost horizontalwhile at work; but those who cut ivory comb

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Identifier: cu31924014023463
Title: The cottages and the village life of rural England
Year: 1912 (1910s)
Authors: Ditchfield, P. H. (Peter Hampson), 1854-1930 Quinton, A.R
Subjects: Cottages Villages
Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & sons ltd. New York, E.P. Dutton & co.

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n doubt use roughcast is thedictum of the modern architect, and the old builders did thesame. As we have said, plaster was often used to coat thewattles that filled the interstices of the framework of the walls.The method was to make a foundation of interlacing briars orhazel twigs, thus forming a sort of basketwork, and then todaub over with clay mixed with straw or some stringy weed,and upon this put a thin coating of plaster, on both the insideand outside faces.* This daub gave a name to a trade, asthe old rhyme states: The Mayor of Altrincham and the Mayor of Over,The one is a thatcher and the other a dauber. The dauber or plasterer was a very skilful person, and I havetold elsewhere of his art and his strivings after beautiful designs.fHe and his fellows strove to make even humble cottages fair to lookupon, and they succeeded, as the remains of their work testify. * Half-timbered Architecture of Cheshire (Memorials of Old Cheshire),f Manor-houses of England, p. 106 (Batsford). 46

TILLLNGTON, NEAR PETWORTH, SUSSEX Near the lordly Petworth, in Sussex, the seat of the Earl ofLeconsfield, and formerly the home of the powerful Percys, standsthe little village of Tilhngton, just beyond the Park of Petworth,on the road to Midhurst. It lies just north of the Downs,in a regionof immense woods and heather commons and quiet country life.The cottage is characteristic of Sussex, originally of half-timberconstruction, and the upper storey tile-hung with red tiles of thesame colour as the roof, which glow in the glory of the setting sun,while the garden is a mass of flowers which refuse to be confinedwithin the low stone wall that guards the little domain. A giantyew guards the entrance gate, and greets the woodman returningfrom his work bearing logs, his lawful perquisites for his winterfuel. LIFE OF RURAL ENGLAND They have an ever-enduring charm, and many in these restless days will echo the poets wish: Mine in a cot beside the hill, A beehives hum shall soothe my ear;A wi

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HONOR BOUND (The Spare Heir Book 1)

HONOR BOUND (The Spare Heir Book 1)

HONOR BOUND (The Spare Heir Book 1)

His every wish, his every dream, was that some day he could be like his older brothers. A valiant warrior, a champion among men, that’s what Jorem wanted to be. To be respected by others and loved by his father the King. Faced with decisions that could affect an entire kingdom he must choose between the comforts of life in a castle and the grueling work of a blacksmith’s servant. He’ll do this, if not for his family, at least for the people the royal house should be serving. In the refiners forge he discovers his own metal even when faced with the anger and contempt of a people who have come to distrust those of royal blood. Alone he may be, but through his determination and the wisdom gained from an old man Jorem stands his ground. He finds that becoming a man isn’t about a title and prestige, sometimes it’s just doing the right thing.

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Cool Alton images

Some cool Alton images:

Alton B. Parker (LOC)
Alton

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Alton B. Parker

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.14407

Call Number: LC-B2- 2844-4

Image by State Library and Archives of Florida
Local call number: c007017

Title: [Alton Smith and Al Zaebst loading a captured alligator into their canoe : Weeki Wachee River, Florida]

Date: Photographed on December 13, 1948.

Physical descrip: 1 photoprint : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

Series Title: (Commerce Collection.)

General note:From l to r: Alton Smith and Al Zaebst.

Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850-245-6700. Archives@dos.state.fl.us

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Men with captured alligator: Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida
Alton

Image by State Library and Archives of Florida
Local call number: c007008

Title: [Men with captured alligator : Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida]

Date: Photographed on December 13, 1948.

Physical descrip: 1 photoprint : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

Series Title: (Commerce Collection.)

General note: Alton Smith (left) and Al Zaebst (right) place the new 9 foot, 350 pound, alligator in the Aquatic Zoo’s wire pen.

Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850-245-6700. Archives@dos.state.fl.us

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Landscape

View Northeast Across Valdez River Floodplain Showing Pipe Storage Yard, Center Foreground, Which Holds 418 Miles of Pipe Yards at Fairbanks and Prudhoe Bay Hold 238 and 168 Miles of Pipe Respectively…08/1974

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Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: View Northeast Across Valdez River Floodplain Showing Pipe Storage Yard, Center Foreground, Which Holds 418 Miles of Pipe Yards at Fairbanks and Prudhoe Bay Hold 238 and 168 Miles of Pipe Respectively. The Community’s Airport, Paved in the Summer of 1974 Sits at the Base of West Peak (Elevation 5,255 Feet). Mile 788, near the Alaska Pipeline Route 08/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13233

Photographer: Cowals, Dennis, 1945-

Subjects:
Alaska (United States) state
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=555685

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html

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Children’s Waltzer ride at the Hoppings, 1990
Prudhoe

Image by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle’s Town Moor, spanning around 40 acres of land.

The Photograph is taken by Jimmy Forsyth

Ref: DF.JF/3/g/D5153/1/1

Jimmy Forsyth, photographer 1913-2009 Jimmy Forsyth was born in Barry, South Wales on 15 August 1913, the son of John and Bertha Forsyth. On leaving school at 14 he became an apprentice fitter in a cement works repair shop, but later joined the merchant navy. He returned to Wales in 1938 to work for ICI at Hirwaun. He moved to Newcastle as a munitions volunteer in 1943 and found a room in Elswick, just off the Scotswood Road, working for ICI at Prudhoe. Just four days after starting work a metal splinter blinded him in one eye, but he continued to work at ICI in other capacities until 1946, when he was sacked. Following this he took various odd jobs, including running a general store for a while. Some time in the 1950s he acquired a camera and began recording the area he lived in. He continued to take photographs until only a short while before his death. In the late 1970s his black and white negatives were acquired for preservation by Benwell Library, and in 1979 the first exhibition of Jimmy’s work was held at the Side Gallery in Newcastle. The publication of Scotswood Road by Bloodaxe Books in 1986, accompanied by another exhibition at the Side, and followed by a Tyne Tees Television documentary No Fancy Shades brought his work to a wider audience. He was awarded the Halina Award for photography in 1987 and an Open University Master’s degree in 2002. Jimmy Forsyth died in 2009

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Ghostbuster ride at the Hoppings, 1986
Prudhoe

Image by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
The Hoppings is a popular fair in the North East of England, held in the last full week of June every year on Newcastle’s Town Moor, spanning around 40 acres of land.

The Photograph is taken by Jimmy Forsyth

Ref: DF.JF-3-g-D5149-1-3

Jimmy Forsyth, photographer 1913-2009 Jimmy Forsyth was born in Barry, South Wales on 15 August 1913, the son of John and Bertha Forsyth. On leaving school at 14 he became an apprentice fitter in a cement works repair shop, but later joined the merchant navy. He returned to Wales in 1938 to work for ICI at Hirwaun. He moved to Newcastle as a munitions volunteer in 1943 and found a room in Elswick, just off the Scotswood Road, working for ICI at Prudhoe. Just four days after starting work a metal splinter blinded him in one eye, but he continued to work at ICI in other capacities until 1946, when he was sacked. Following this he took various odd jobs, including running a general store for a while. Some time in the 1950s he acquired a camera and began recording the area he lived in. He continued to take photographs until only a short while before his death. In the late 1970s his black and white negatives were acquired for preservation by Benwell Library, and in 1979 the first exhibition of Jimmy’s work was held at the Side Gallery in Newcastle. The publication of Scotswood Road by Bloodaxe Books in 1986, accompanied by another exhibition at the Side, and followed by a Tyne Tees Television documentary No Fancy Shades brought his work to a wider audience. He was awarded the Halina Award for photography in 1987 and an Open University Master’s degree in 2002. Jimmy Forsyth died in 2009

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Heartbreaker: Love, secrets and terror

Heartbreaker: Love, secrets and terror

Heartbreaker: Love, secrets and terror

Chris Wyrecliffe has it all. A nationally recognised BBC Radio Four journalist, a former war correspondent, and a tireless worker for charity. But his heart lies elsewhere. Back in the Middle East. As the Arab Spring wells up, unfinished business from twenty years ago seeps back into his life.Two women have a hold on him. One, a wealthy Saudi beauty, he has loved since the moment he first saw her two decades ago in a Beirut newsroom. The other, a feisty young Palestinian refugee, loves him. But beyond them, in the dark underworld of Al Qaeda hides a man who has this veteran journalist in his sights: the Heartbreaker.When revolt begins across the Arab world in 2011, Wyrecliffe joins a new exciting satellite TV news outlet. Back on the front line at last, he stumbles across the biggest story of his life. But little does he know that he is on the path to disaster, the instrument of a terror plot of astonishing ingenuity and daring.

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