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Emma & her daughter, Ethel have a roadside picnic - c1931

Emma & her daughter, Ethel have a roadside picnic - c1931
A bit late for the Vintage Photo Theme Park - Taking a trip..... theme, but I only just came across this delightful scene. Clearly they weren't expecting much traffic on this road. I think that that must be a photographer's tripod leaning against the luggage trunk. I have identified the make and model, as a Morris Cowley, from that trunk and the 'artillery' style wheels, as well as the layout of the doors and windows. I have only guessed at the year.
Emma was a relative of Walter Pritchard and this may well have been his car, although we have pictures of Em & Ethel using it, Walter was the likely photographer - one photo actually has his name embossed into it. In this photo it is probably him in the driver's seat, although that begs the question who was the photographer.

Howard Kilgour, Nouchetdu38, John FitzGerald, Smiley Derleth and 11 other people have particularly liked this photo


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 José Manuel Polo
José Manuel Polo club
Una imagen de mucho valor histórico con las formas de vestir de la época,
7 months ago.
 Alan Mays
Alan Mays club
Great! I wonder how busy that road is today. I doubt that one could just stop and have a picnic in the middle of it in this day and age!
6 months ago.
Phil Sutters club has replied to Alan Mays club
I don't know exactly where this was taken. Most probably in the borderlands between England and Wales - known as the Welsh Marches. They lived in and around Hereford. There are still some pretty quiet roads around there still I think, but probably not quiet enough to picnic in the road.
6 months ago.
 Nouchetdu38
Nouchetdu38 club
EXCELLENT "old" shot!************************
6 months ago.
Phil Sutters club has replied to Nouchetdu38 club
My family were enthusiastic photographers. I have albums full of lovely old mono family photos, as well as my own colour photos Thanks for all your interest in my photos. I hope that you stay well.
6 months ago.