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Fred Chatters in the shop.
Photograph by L.G. Wallis, Leigh on Sea.
The hardwares shop in West Mersea High Street was run by Fred with his brother Bert. Photo: Sheila Chatters
A Gallant Pioneer of Radiography at the London Hospital - Mr Ernest Harnack.
He is with the mobile X-ray equipment at the London Hospital in Whitechapel. The euipment is powered by accumulators underneath, but they could not be charged at the hospital which had no electricity at the time.
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Photograph appears in London Hospital Illustrated, 1933, Page 2. which has an article titled Heroic Band of Martyrs c1900. Photo: Fid Harnack Collection
Fire at Oak Stores, Hardy's Green, Birch. 1954 - 1957 ? Dodge Fire engine 652HPU.
Photo 55B. 4 April 1959.
Waiting for the Band. Postcard by Hammond, Great Totham, mailed Mersea 22 September 1911 to Miss French, Blackheath from Nell. The wall the shed on the left shows the Victorian Letter Box that is now in the Museum. Beyond it a boatyard shed is being built - this would have been for Hempstead at the time.
A picture from one of the slide shows run in Mersea Museum during opening hours. August 1911.
1953 Coronation. Yorick Road with L-R Garnham Newsagents, Glennie Cock's Mersea Stores and Arthur Cock Butchers.
Photo used on Coronation board 2 from Mersea Museum 2013 Summer Exhibition.
. cJune 1953. Photo: Sandra and David Conway
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Mersea Museum has a large collection of images, mainly of Mersea Island and the surrounding area. Those shown here are a small sample.
The images are divided into categories - click on a Category to view a selection.
Each year, a selection of the images with an accompanying audiocommentary form an audio-visual display that is run when the Museum is open.
If you can add to the information we have about an image, such as the names of the people, the place or the date, please Email us.
The collection is always increasing thanks to the kindness of may individuals. If you have photographs that are suitable for our collection, we would be pleased to hear from you. We can just take a digital copy of a photograph and return the original to you.
The images above are copyright Mersea Island Museum unless otherwise stated.


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