Vintage Postcard Gallery (2)

(29 sepia Edwardian postcards)

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De Dion Bouton car with family outsdie tea rooms in Stonethwaite          children playing at the Derwent Water boat landings, Skiddaw in the background

 

coach and four with passengers and others outside the Dungeon Ghyll Hotel          Edwardian lady looking at Coniston Water, the Gondola moored at the landing stage

 

Bowness c.1905 : pedestrians and De Dion Bouton car          overlooking Braithwaite village from the top road - men and cart on road

           

motor-coaches full with passengers passing through the rock cutting on the west side of Thirlmere          Charanbanc laden with passengers on the Borrowdale Road just outside Keswick

 

 

Charanbanc on the Borrowdale Road outside Keswick : "Gt Lakes tour 10/6"

 

The signboard reads:  "This morning 4 seats vacant   KESWICK   6 Lakes Tour 10/6"

RPI equivalent of 10/6 (10 shillings and 6 pence) in 2014 would be 25. However, compared to average earnings it's 78.

This 6 Lakes Tour is only for the wealthy.

 

Portinscale c.1930 : two children and parked car          Crosthwaite Church : two men with cart working in field

 

the Windermere coach & four climbing the hill above Keswick         

 

two Edwardian women in hats approaching the Coniston Old Man cairn          two coaches with passengers on the Devil's Elbow, Newlands

 

Green Gate house in Troutbeck          the old signpost on Esk Hause            

 

walkers outside the refreshment hut on Jenkin Hill, Skiddaw c.1920's          St Bees beach c.1900 covered in holiday makers

 

Catbells with dinghy sailing on Derwent Water          skating on Derwent Water c.1900

 

Haweswater before the dam c.1907          Haweswater in Mardale before the dam was built : the north road

 

Applethwaite          Great Langdale, Harrison's Stickle above, girl with pram on bridge

 

Rydal Water          the Windermere ferry with coach and horses aboad

 

Family goup skating on Windermere c.1890's          Mr Brown's house (Town End) Troutbeck

 

 

Coniston village and the Old Man          Swinside, Newlands valley : Causey Pike in background

 

 

Thirlspot : horse & trap outside The Kings Head Inn

Thirlspot : The Kings Head Inn 

 

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