Ww1 photos

Discussion in 'Ephemera and Photographs' started by Misha28, May 23, 2020 at 5:23 PM.

  1. Misha28

    Misha28 New Member

    _20200523_221834.JPG _20200523_221834.JPG _20200523_222053.JPG _20200523_222027.JPG I have a large collection of what I believe to be original ww1 photos on the back they say
    Royal naval air service
    This sensitive paper is the property of his majesty's government

    Could anyone tell me anything about them please
    Here is a few examples but I have about 50 of them
    Alot of them are ariel photographs aswell _20200523_221834.JPG
     

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  2. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Not a lot to go on. Would you post a few more examples?

    Debora
     
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  3. Misha28

    Misha28 New Member

    Sorry I thought I added more photos lol _20200523_222213.JPG _20200523_222053.JPG _20200523_222027.JPG
     
  4. Miscstuff

    Miscstuff Sometimesgetsitright

    Need lots more examples to work from.:D
     
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  5. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    You've posted 4 photographs several times each. Would you post other examples of the collection that might provide a better sense of place?

    Debora
     
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  6. Marta Faria

    Marta Faria New Member

    The Defense of the Realm Act was from England, WWI and the pictures do look like they were taken in the 1910s/1920s. Would be cool to see more and maybe find additional info!
     
  7. Misha28

    Misha28 New Member

    Sorry for the poor quality cameras not very good x
    _20200524_111816.JPG
    _20200524_111755.JPG _20200524_111737.JPG _20200524_111718.JPG _20200524_111632.JPG _20200524_111549.JPG _20200524_111419.JPG _20200524_111437.JPG
     
  8. daveydempsey

    daveydempsey Moderator Moderator

    If WWI it has a look of German East Africa , Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

    The British Empire forces fought the Germans there for 4 years in a guerrilla campaign , lots of merchant ships were used.

    The Royal Naval Air Service in WWI later became the RAF
     
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  9. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Can you post any more architectural photos? They are the only ones that provide a sense of place.

    Debora
     
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