Bridge ballet

Spain: Alconétar. N. abutmentWe are busy scanning images to add to the Historic Environment Image Resource, which will be coming online later this year.

Some of the lantern slide photographs are so good we want to share them straight away – like this one.

Its label reads “Spain: Alconétar. N. abutment”. We don’t know anything about the photographer or the women jumping on the ruined bridge. The clothing suggests a date in the 1920s…

Spot the donkey?


About Archaeology Archives Administrator

Researchers in the archives of the Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford. Home of the Historic Environment Image Resource. Passionate about old photographs and fresh biscuits.
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