Sunday, June 26, 2011

Thames, NZ: Illustrated Captions at Papers Past

An amazing wealth of information can be gained from the ILLUSTRATED CAPTIONS available at Papers Past. (Online newspapers)  If you go to the Advanced search page, and tick the option under CONTENT TYPE of ILLUSTRATED CAPTION. then enter THAMES in your search field. The results range from Cartoons to Photographs, of events to people and places.  Here are a few examples below. To read the context within which they apply, go to PapersPast and read the associated article.
Mrs Henry Greenslade, Mayoress of Thames
Observer 7/1/1899

President Bill Potts, Thames Miners Union
Observer 22 Sep 1894
Foy Bros Photo: The Thames
Auckland Star 1 Dec 1898