Posted 1903 from Nottingham to Calais with green King Edward VII
On left: "Fish Pond Hotel
(Proprietor Wyvill), Stables, good
accomodation for cyclists", behind:" King's
Tea Rooms", on right: Royal Museum,
Spar & Marble Ornaments" and "Boden's
Refreshment and Dining Rooms". All ladies in long skirts and hats,
gentlemen in hats. Two carts and a four wheel cab, all horse drawn.
Many Union flags are flying. How things have changed in 100 years.
Matlock Bath, South Parade
The Heights of Abraham are in the background. This scene was
very popular with postcard makers.
Posted 1901 Aug 30 in Mansfield. Undivided back. Victoria stamp
(though she had been dead for 7 months).
Addressed to Mr. F A Smith, 25 Grove Road, Norwich. Tells about
a tour from Buxton to Matlock, then Birklands and Edwinstowe.
Posted 1904. The sign says:
"The largest Principal Petrifying Well in Matlock"
Signs say:"Charabancs leave this office daily for
Chatsworth, Haddon, Dovedale" and "House to let".
A Policeman walks down the middle of the road.
Mini-card, 7 x 4.5 cms.
Photo taken: about 1890
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