Jayne Shrimpton

@JayneShrimpton

Professional dress historian & portrait specialist. Consultant, lecturer, author of books/articles dates family photos & artworks, writes on fashion history

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Stylish #WW2 Utility suit:Utility Model KL1006. From my new book 'Fashion in the 1940s' http://tinyurl.com/lr2987w

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'Olive, Ivy & Viv, 1943' One of my favourite family photos from 'Fashion in the 1940s' http://tinyurl.com/lr2987w

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Dreadful wet day here in #Brighton today. Could do with one of these 'weather coats' from Barkers, Kensington 1921

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Yes, it's another of those perfect beach days here in Sussex. This seaside scene dates from 1911 #oldphotos

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This lovely bathing costume features in my new book - http://tinyurl.com/lr2987w

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Another perfect day for sea bathing here in #Brighton. Think I'll bag myself one of these chic 'paletot' costumes

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My mother (15) in 1946, holding a 'surf rider board'. Does anyone recognise this beach? Could be Selsey, W. Sussex

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A hot sunny day today in Sussex, like this day on Worthing beach, captured in a family snapshot dated August 1935

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Village store & P.O. (est 1780), Firle, E Sussex. 18thC wooden counter has rule for measuring yards/nails of cloth

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Bill Shrimpton (1916-99): Sergeant, Royal Engineers, Airfield Construction Group, N. France, 1944 #DDay70 #WW2

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Honor, wife of Canon Thursby Pitts. Courtesy Dr John Carpenter, Local Studies Section, Loughborough Public Library

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Rectory Garden, Loughborough, late 1890s. From Dr John Carpenter, Volunteer, Local Studies, Loughborough Pub Lib

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My office today - perfect for proof reading and indexing my forthcoming book Fashion in the 1940s

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Does anyone recognise Harry Walters? Photo 1910s/early 20s. Was in Yorkshire 1908 but perhaps emigrated to America

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Do you know Harry Walters? Postcard photo 1910s/early 1920s. He was in Yorkshire 1908 but may have emigrated to US

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Can anyone help w/ this Liverpool gravestone photo? Seeking info re Annie, daughter Wm/Ellen Armstrong, died 1890

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Mother, Baby and Teddy, 1959. Happy Mothers Day! #MotheringSunday #MothersDay #oldphotos #familyhistory #genealogy

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Might have guessed her occupation... A young milliner, aged 16/17, photographed in #Cornwall studio c.1898-1900.

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'The Queen of Sheba' or Skittle Enjoys the Sunshine (plus Otto's tail) - 3.30pm in sunny #Brighton

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Happy #ValentinesDay ! Here's a fine wedding studio photograph (postcard) c1910, taken by Bournemouth photographer

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