Goods wagon

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Date:1910 - 1930 (c.)

Description:Photograph taken in an unknown location, possibly Stafford, is from the Bertam Sinkinson collection. The wagons and carriages do not appear to be on the railway tracks. One goods waggon is loaded with large sacks.

This glass plate was probably taken by Weiss & Fowke. Charles Fowke was based at the Victoria Road studio from about 1904, at first in partnership with Paul Weiss (Wise). The partnership was dissolved in 1916 and Fowke carried on until about 1937. Bertram Sinkinson was a celebrated Stafford photographer, who took over the premises of C.E. Fowke at 15 Victoria Road, Stafford in 1936-7. Sinkinson was later president of the Royal Photographic Society, 1953-1955. He was awarded an OBE in 1957 and was Mayor of Stafford in 1959 and died in 1985.


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Donor ref:D.1363.8.2.6887 (201/29621)

Source: Staffordshire County Record Office

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