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Handsome Johnny

sadly i firmly believe that the gamble will become yet another victim of the council sponsored arsonist

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Just thought I would add this to this thread as I have been watching videos lately from the Gamble/Library on Facebook and You Tube. Enjoy!

Hope they work. :dunno:

Look for...https://www.facebook.com/STHLibraries/

And on You Tube...

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVLG5R3HpZl6kdyvQG3kwlta6MJtgwqnR

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Has the glass plate negative archive that was digitised been made available online? 

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STHELENSLENS.WORDPRESS.COM

Before the widespread use of photographic film, glass was used as a medium in photography.  Thin glass plate was coated on one side with a...

Says on above link...

"A team of dedicated volunteers are currently sorting, describing and cataloguing the collection.  When completed, the catalogue will be fully searchable with selected images and published online here.  The glass plates will be sorted and rehoused into new archival standard enclosures and boxes suitable for long term preservation."

http://calmview.sthelens.gov.uk/calmview/Overview.aspx

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Thanks Phyll any idea when we will able to see them.

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I don't know, maybe when The Pandemic ends? :dunno:

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Great news for a great building

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