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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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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Victorian craftsmen c.1870s. Wheelwrights? Carpenters? Does anyone know what the paddle-shaped item is please?

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Lovely studio portrait (postcard) of a fashionable young woman from North London, 1938 #oldphotos #familyhistory

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Seaside tintype photo, early 1900s. Location could be Skegness or Scarborough. Does anyone recognise the setting?

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#Victorian portrait, London Mutual Photographic Association, 1866. Fashionable coloured striped gown; typical hair

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For Universal Children's Day, a studio photo of a little boy aged 4, photographed to mark his 'breeching' in 1880

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A rare, evocative photograph for #RemembranceDay - The Saddlers' Shop at Gallipoli, 1915 #WW1 #oldphotos

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Does anyone recognise any people in this wedding scene c.1901-05? Poplar area, East London. Unknown bride & groom

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