I blogged this little item some while ago. But recently it has attracted a curious number of daily hits. I have been through this before, when hundreds of Russians suddenly evinced an interest in oldtime actress, Nellie Bromley. So I shifted Nellie ... and Russia lost interest. Now I am shifting this fishy tale ... and, yes, it worked!
"Ebay is great fun. And there are treasures to be found thereupon. However, it is clearly run by a machine: there is absolutely no attempt to make sure that vendors label their goods correctly. Today has been a day of particuarly hilarious idiocy from one of the usual suspects.
Vintage CDV Photograph Orig 1860s London Man with Salmon Fish Monger Occupational
A fishmonger eh?
Strange that these two photos should appear at the same time. They seem to have been inscribed by the same hand, too. Is Mrs Howard de Walden having a clean out of the attic? But the vendors of the photos are situated half a continent distant from each other ..."