With the shortest day of the year upon us, this seems like a timely moment to share some wonderful winter images from the photographic archive at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery.
Newspaper delivery man on Fairfield Common, Buxton 1947 (J D Meddins)
These photographs are from the Board Collection. James Robert Board was born in Lancashire and later lived in Sheffield, where he may have first trained as a photographer. He was in Derby by 1922 and operating a photographic studio at 9 Cavendish Circus in Buxton from 1926 until the 1970s. His step-son John Meddins was also a photographer, whose work is well represented in the collection.
Snow ploughing on High Street, Buxton 1928 (J R Board)
Picture the Past has examples of Board and Meddins work from all over Derbyshire, which are available for purchase in a variety of formats.
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