England in the early 1900's

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  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Locals pose in front of a dilapidated cottage in 1913 Cornwall.

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    Returning heroes: The Union Jack and the French Tricolour flutter above the lines of troops marching through Kinghtsbridge during the World War One victory parade in 1919.

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    A snapshot of London's Fleet Street, home of the British press in 1924.

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    An early photograph taken in 1913 of a London residential street.

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    A crowd gathers near Big Ben during the 1919 victory celebrations.


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    Children play on the cobbled streets of St Ives in 1915.

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    With Oxford University in the background, students start to sail along the Cherwell.

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    Merchant ships sit along the banks of the Thames river with the London Bridge in the background 1910.

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  2. Dorb

    Dorb Lovable Old Pig VIP

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    Thanks Lasertit.
    First thing I noticed about London when I visited there bout 35 years ago was the incredible number of chimneys.
    4th pic shows that.
     
  3. Lester

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    Great photos thank you
     
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  4. Donkeyboy2190

    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

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    What's up with that?
     
  5. TeeDonkey

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    Damn, must spread more reps.


    Btw love the new avatar
     
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  6. Dorb

    Dorb Lovable Old Pig VIP

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    Got me.
     
  7. pontius pilot

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    those are great lt. you always bring the ruckus.

    cheers. :beer:
     
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  8. Beffquus

    Beffquus Scripta sunt in stellis

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    LT - Great - as always!

    If you take requests, Paris between the wars might be interesting. The club/restaurant scene was happening! And you must have some great old time hockey stuff...
     
  9. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Paris at that time I did a while ago here. I've tried the hockey stuff. It never flies here. :snicker:
     
  10. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    :haha:

     
  11. Beffquus

    Beffquus Scripta sunt in stellis

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    Oh, well. Nice to know you tried. It was interesting when you could see the players' faces clearly and there was much less padding - not to mention no goalie masks!
     
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  12. LaserT

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    Yeah a different game back then. Great history though. But here's for you @Beffquus . Some old school hockey in HD color. :)


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  13. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    Cool as always. So appreciate your threads!
     
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    My grandmother was born in 1913. She passed away in 2011 at the age of 97. When we were all sitting at her wake, my mother broke out a lot of her old photo albums, which was a great way to get our family to talk about the fun times they all had together(which weren't a whole lot from what I heard). My mother even managed to find some that my grandmother had hidden, from when she was a teenager. None of my family members had even known those albums existed, it was really cool. This thread reminds me of that, even though she wasn't British.

    I mentioned to my mother at the wake that a person who lived in the span of those years, 1913-2011, had seen more technological and social change than had occurred in the previous 1,000 years put together. The last century really was remarkable. It only makes me wonder about what will be written in our collective history in the next 100 years...
     
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    peaky blinders
     
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    "They've got nothing on me, right Robin? Robin????"
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    Good stuff LT.

    I love the old pics.
     
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    England now:

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    great pics!!
     
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    Once again a master piece. Ex. Job