There’s nothing like digging through boxes or albums of old and discarded photos. No matter how sharp and in-focus, they remain shrouded in mystery. Recently I came across these tiny anonymous head shots at one of my favorite bookstores in the city, Acadia Books, which has been around since 1931.
I also picked up this unidentified tiny glass negative:
With thanks to the Donaghadee Historical Society, I discovered that The Yachtsman Hotel was at 1-3 Main Street, Bangor, according to the Belfast and Ulster Street Directory from 1910.
For more on collecting photography, check out my Swimming in Pictures blog.