Unposted, taken c1910.
The Ferry at Matlock Bath
The public ferry crossed the River Derwent, from the built-up side
on the left, to "Lovers Walk" on the right, among the trees and up
against the towering cliff face, (see Photo 185).
There also seem to be skiffs for hire moored in the foreground. Imagine
how the little boy with starched collar would be treated at school today!
There seems to be a rope across the River to carry small items.
Everyone wore a hat, young and old, male and female.
Posted 1905. Notice 3 skiffs this side, one on the other side of
the river, the pile of spare oars and planks over the mud, 2 seats
for customers and steps on the far side, the sandbags, and the rope
stretched across the river Derwent.
Posted 1912, addressed to Mrs G W Fowler, Myrtle Villas, Victoria Road
Barnetby, near Grimsby Dear M, Hope to be home by first train
tomorrow for week end. I posted Stephen's card - nothing has been said
yet - Hope all well, C.
Posted 1904. A relaxed, idyllic scene. 7 skiffs this side, 3 on the
opposite. Addressed to Mr F Snell, Brooklyn, 143 Rathcoole Gdn,
Hornsey, posted at Derby on 12 July 1904, by E H Newton.
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