Snaps – exhibition images captions

WALKING PICTURES EXHIBITION

This is a gallery of the images from the exhibition along with any further information on the images. There is a gallery on the site to view them at a better size.

walking pictures exhibition

026 : These two ladies are friends or relatives of Bernard Griffins (who was ordinated in 1950, having studied at Stonyhurst Catholic College in Clitheroe, Lancashire). TAKEN : Sewerby Park June 1947. COMPANY : Photocraft, 10 Manor Street, Bridlington.

072 : The young girl is Gillian Brooke (neé Holtby) a relative of Winifred Holtby. The man is her Uncle, William ‘Billy’ Audas, who lived in Hornsea, the last owner of the old house Raleigh Cottage which is now Hornsea Museum. TAKEN : Bridlington, C1937. COMPANY : Unknown (Walking Pictures). Original size 7.5cms X 7.5cms / 3ins X 3ins.

101 : Unknown. TAKEN : Bridlington 1937. COMPANY : Snaps.

278 : Unknown. It looks like sunlight has partly overexposed the negative. TAKEN : Bridlington 1937. COMPANY : Snaps.

279 : Unknown. TAKEN : Bridlington 1938. COMPANY : Snaps.

283 : Unknown. Taken at the same spot as 072. TAKEN : Bridlington, 1938.
COMPANY : Unknown (Walking Pictures). Original size 7.5cms X 7.5cms / 3ins X 3ins.

284 : Unknown. This print has clearly been much treasured, though we do not know who it is of. Note the man in the road with a wind-up gramophone player in a hand-cart. Taken at the same spot as 072. TAKEN : Bridlington, C1938. COMPANY : Unknown (Walking Pictures). Original size 7.5cms X 7.5cms / 3ins X 3ins.

285 : Unknown. An early postcard image of a very smart couple taken close to the Snaps office. TAKEN : Bridlington C1930. COMPANY : Snaps.

286 : Note the frayed straw hats looking like sunflowers. Walking on the front on the North bay. TAKEN : Bridlington C1930. COMPANY : Snaps.

287 : Unknown. Take three girls… TAKEN : Bridlington C1935. COMPANY : Snaps.

289 : Unknown. Take three fellers… Note the change to a mechanised numbering system from the earlier system where the number was scratched into the glass plate. TAKEN : Bridlington 1939. COMPANY : Snaps.

291 : Unknown couple. TAKEN : Bridlington 1950. COMPANY : Snaps. Original size 2.25ins X 3.5ins / 9cms X 6cms.

292 : Couple unknown but from the Barker family album. TAKEN : Bridlington C1955. COMPANY : Unknown. Original size 2.5ins X 3.5ins / 9cms X 6cms.

294 : Unknown family. We think this is mother, her father and her child as later photographs of her family taken in Bridlington in 1964 survive. TAKEN : Bridlington C1958. COMPANY : Bensons Photos, 8 Bridge Street. Bridlington. Original size 2.75ins X 3.5ins / 9cms X 6cms.

315 : Unknown family.  TAKEN : Bridlington Whit Sunday 1930. COMPANY : Snaps.

[Original images are postcard size (3.5ins by 5.5ins / 9cm X 14cms) unless noted].

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