Wednesday 19 October 2011

Ruislip, Middlesex, The White Bear c1913

Ruislip, Middlesex, The White Bear circa 1913. The White Bear is still in business. Postcard by W. H. Applebee. The three-wheeled vehicle in the centre of the picture is an A. C. Sociable and belonged to the photographer, it appears in many of his postcards. Click the picture to enlarge.

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  1. Intriguing. The Derby photographer and postcard publisher Frank Scarratt is also known by hie trademark bicycle (and later motor-cycle) which often appeared in his views of various Midlands counties.

  2. Looks like it was once a quiet place for a pint but less so now with such a roundabout.



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