Old postcards from the early 20th century, compared to the same view shown on Google Street View today. The postcards come from my own collection. Almost all of them are from England, mainly showing West London, Middlesex, Surrey, Berks and Bucks. Click on the postcards to see enlarged versions. Street View images are the copyright of Google. Comments, questions or requests are welcome. If you repost my images on other websites (such as Facebook) please include a link to my original post.
Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Guildford Theatre Royal 1913
Both of these postcards were photographed in 1913, this one by W. H. Applebee in July:
This one was taken by Holman of Surbiton in August:
The theatre was opened in 1912 and closed in 1932. There is an excellent web page about it here. Click here for a modern Streetview of this area today.