Saturday, October 19, 2013

Early Postcards of Tring

As part of my office tidy I am trying to get my post card files into a more sensible order. In most cases this will not impact on the site but I have decided to ensure that the comparatively small number of early post cards - (prior 1903 - with undivided backs) are documented, with higher resolution images available online. I have started documenting there cards with some of Tring.

While there are six different views all have the same layout, but no publisher details. However one of the pictures (the one shown above) also occurs on a later post card circa 1905 where the publisher was Samuel Glendenning Payne, of Aylesbury. Samuel had a shop in Tring between about 1895 and 1907, and published a lot of Tring cards after about 1903 so he was probably the photographer and publisher of the undivided back cards,

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