Category Archives: Film negatives

City in the Sand

As we were scanning a box on Roman sites around the Mediterranean this image of Leptis Magna sprang out at us. Located directly on the sea in what is now Libya, Leptis Magna rose to become one of the great … Continue reading

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HEIR loves Stonehenge!

One of the best parts about working on the HEIR project has been the opportunity to experiment with rephotographing sites in the pictures. On Thursday, 26th June I had the chance to visit Stonehenge. As well as seeing the new … Continue reading

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Storm-wave watching and mystery photograph solved!

Our sleuths have finally identified the mystery photograph we posted last year…   St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex … it is St Leonards on Sea, Hastings. We also found out what all the people on the promenade are looking … Continue reading

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Tracking the future of the past

We want to find out what has happened to the places pictured in our lantern slide collection. How have they changed over time? Have buildings been restored, damaged or destroyed? How have the landscapes around them changed? Have roads been added, or … Continue reading

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The Burning of Judas

So it seems this lantern slide, taken from the Myres collection, has caused more than a little concern! This is not, I repeat, NOT an actual hanging man, but in fact an effigy for an Easter-time ritual. This picture shows … Continue reading

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