Category Dating the Archive

From horse power to horsepower

This evocative image of a London horse-drawn bus standing in front of a motorised bus comes from a collection of glass plate negatives donated to our archive. This is the 48 service from Cambridge Road to Earls Court Road, according to the sign on the side: But when was it taken? We thought that horse-drawn and […]

Dating our Stonehenge Images

Thank you, Chris Catling. You’ve helped us date our images! As a subscriber to Current Archaeology, I always look forward to this magazine dropping through my postbox each month. The new October 2015 issue, however, held a real surprise for me, as it had an article that linked directly to the HEIR archive of Stonehenge […]