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Postcard of house in Woodhouse Road, Quorn

This house is called The Briars, and is either 86 or 88 Woodhouse Road - both of which were virtually identical originally. Looking at the bricks and the depth of the bay, I would tend to favour number 86.

The photographer was William Shuttlewood who lived in Quorn with his wife and three children for a relatively short period - from about 1905 to about 1909. However he obviously enjoyed photography and Quorn owes him a great debt for the wonderful pictures he took at this time. Many examples of his work can be found in the collection and his full story is told elsewhere on the site.

This postcard was not posted, but on the back it says 'Wishing you all a very happy Christmas'. The lady in the picture looks quite young and has a black cocker spaniel by her feet


   
 Submitted on: 2009-07-30
 Submitted by: Sue Templeman
 Artefact ID: 419
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