Not sure what the issues were with the images. The first install was running from the latest 2.6 version of WP. For some reason the uploaded images were not displaying. Cleared caches, tried again but no luck. Tried a re-install of the whole thing and same same. 4am called it quits after a final move of installing version 2.5 which, after testing, came good. Lots more content to upload & tweakages to be wreaked. Weary half-smile and tongue hanging. On on.