Jim Cairn's Grandmother, Mary Cairns
and his Auntie Jessie Cockerell
photographed by a street photographer
Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jim Cairns, Dunfermline,
Thank you to Jim Cairns who wrote:
"This picture of
my Grandmother, Mary Cairns, and my Auntie Jessie Cockerell was
taken on the North Bridge early in the early-1930s.
I think this photo may have been taken
speculatively by a commercial or street photographer?"
Jim Cairns, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland: October 9,
noticed the man unloading wicker baskets in this picture. What could
Jim Cairns, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland: October 17,
Jim also sent me a photograph of his grandfather, taken on the North
Bridge, also in the early-1930s, and possibly taken speculatively by a
Please click on his thumbnail image below to enlarge it:
Dunbar, East Lothian,
Thank you to Winnie Lisowski who replied:
"I noticed the question was asked: 'What could
be in those baskets on the bicycle?'
I asked my 98 year old Mum yesterday and she
said they could be meat parcels as they were delivered like that in quite
a big way and gave folk a wage - quite interesting I thought."
Winnie Lisowski, Dunbar, East Lothian,
Scotland: February 4, 2012