A few postcards from a post card book of Egypt. Possibly sent to James by his brother, Henry when he was in Egypt as a stopover on his way to Gallipoli.
“Tintypes aren’t prints, they’re the actual plates that were in the camera when the picture was taken. It’s known as the wet plate collodian process and was also done with glass (known as ambrotypes). Tintypes (actually on lacquered iron) were popular from the 1850s to the 1880s, but are still made to the present day …
Unknown event. Has details and names listed in pencil on the back but barely legible. Has my grandmothers name Grace Slapp so date would be aprox 1900’s
Full names are not very legible as is the date.
Possible duplication of the main southern rail line through Bundanoon. 1930’s
Written on the back concerning a fire in 1930. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/117514276?searchTerm=fire%20Ilford%20school
Believed to be The Old Country.
Tennis at Running Stream near Ilford NSW.
Unknown men and place possibly the same as another photo. Looks to be west near Bathurst.
Written on the back; ” This is supposed to be a fishing party. Yours truly was gawk enough to be in it. Can you recognise him. Kimber snapped it but made a hash of it as you will observe, thus no fish caught – other things occupying the minds of several individuals concerned.”
House site is the corner of Kamilaroi St & Minyago St, Blackheath. Was though to be lost to fire recently.
James Hague, second from the right with unknown group possibly The Independent Order of Good Templars who were based on the Freemason style.