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From: "Colleen" <>
Subject: Re: Wivenhoe High Street - photograph
Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 22:33:14 +0100
I foegot to add that the unused Slaughter card has a halfpenny postage rate
printed on the back, which means it was published either during 1918 or
earlier. The description of the clothing the girls are wearing on the
picture you have sounds a though it could be 1900 - 1915 or 20s.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Delia Gleave" <email@example.com>
> Some of the children on this "official" postcard by Louis SLAUGHTER of
> High Street, Wivenhoe, look suspiciously like the offspring of Edward and
> Edith [TOSBELL] JONES of "Bryngwyn".
> Probable date is - er - the schoolgirls [possible ages 10-13] are wearing
> thick black stockings and boots and have knee-length skirts. the tallest
> is wearing a pale panama-style school [?] hat.
> No motor vehicles but a distant cyclist, just too distant to examine his
> steed, heads towards us.
> Can Colleen help us with Louis SLAUGHTER's professional time-span,
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