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November 2013

The Minchins in Colour: Vic Riding’s Evocative Photos.

The Minchins in COLOUR As a keen photographer, Vic Riding was on hand to record the Minchins during the formative post-War years. For much of this period his cameras included a Minolta and a Durst Automatica and he invested in colour film. Hence this priceless album. Naturally the majority of images are of Peggy and their three children but, when the opportunity arose, he

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1949: The Wedding of Peggy Minchin to Vic Riding. Missing Photos Found!

  Eureka! Precious Photos discovered in Loft Even four years after the war, British life was still dominated by the ration book. So when the Minchins brought a touch of glamour to Bourton one summer’s day in 1949, it was an event well worth documenting. As Peggy Minchin and Vic Riding married, one of their friends made a careful photographic record, from their arrival

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