The Slapp family regularly caught and tamed brumbies from the bushland to use as horses.
“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
After retiring as a Methodist minister in the 1930’s, my grandfather opened his own store at 237 Cabramatta Rd, Cabramatta NSW. It later became full of termites and several orders and quotes were issued by the bank due to the severity of damage.
Archdeacon F. B. Boyce. It has his name written on the front in ink. I don’t know if it is a signature or not. Both my grandfather and great grandfather worked with him while he was at Redfern St Paul’s church. Date Unknown. He was appointed to St. Paul’s 1884 -1930.
Full names are not very legible as is the date.
“To grace with love from Jack” End of ww1 1918
“My dear soldier boy”
Bowra 21 Years (1899). Son of Emily Potter nee Slapp.
James Evans – “To those dear ones at Pleasant Valley in Ilford”
Written on the back “Needs no introduction”. Possibly a corporal in the Queens Guard British military circa 1870-1890.
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.