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Delving Deeper into the Past


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Delving Deeper into the Past

2 Jun 2021 9:29PM   Views : 468 Unique : 315

My exploration of the box of negatives we found recently continues, just scanning a few at a time, not knowing where it is heading and what it might reveal. The technique being used is basic, just scanning on an Epson XP-760 flatbed scanner and doing very little adjustment in Photoshop. I could do a more extensive restoration on each picture, but for most that's not needed and I will save that for any major discovery. As it is, some details of our family life in the 1930s are starting to come alive, morsel by morsel. Who knew that the negatives that were just popped in a box all those years ago would once more live and be revealed?

This shows my Grandfather and my Great Grandfather, probably in the 1930s.

Here is my maternal Granny along with I think Denise (my aunt) and Joan (my Mum) also from the 1930s. They had a car even in those days, which was very unusual.

Unidentified, but now recorded for posterity.

My Grandfather with one of the two girls, probably Denise, the eldest, which would make this very early 1930s.

My Grandfather was a Scot and we have pictures of him in Highland dress uniform. This picture I'm not sure of, but it has survived relatively well.

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