Princes Street

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1930s?

North Side of Princes Street  -  Passing Jenners

    Alan Grieve's grandmother, Mary Finlay, and uncle, Harry Finlay

   Reproduced with acknowledgement to Julie Ann Baxter

 

Princes Street

Thank you to Julie Ann Baxter for allowing me to reproduce this photo.

Julie wrote:

"I'm wondering if you'd like to use this picture.  I'd be delighted if you could give me any information.  I've always wondered about the vehicle in the background."

Acknowledgement:  Julie Ann Baxter:  October 20, 2012

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Hi Julie:

This photo looks to me likely to have been taken by a street photographer in the 1930s.  The ladies are walking to the west along Princes Street and are in front of the windows of Jenners store.

The base of the Scott Monument can be seen behind them on the right-hand side of the photo.

The vehicle in the background looks to me like the back of a 1930s post office van, or possibly other delivery van.

Peter Stubbs:  October 20, 2012

 

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5.

Allan Dodds

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England

I apologise to Allan Dodds for initially quoting him as saying that the fashions in this photo would have been 1940ish..

Around 1940

"The fashions in this photo would have been 1940ish"

Allan Dodds, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England:  October 21, 2012

 

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