These charming nineteenth or early twentieth century photographs were taken by the famous Francis Frith of Reigate for the brewers, White, Tomkins and Courage, and I would guess they were on a calendar. Reigate was the nearest large town to Bletchingley where the Colgates had lived since the middle of the nineteenth century; these places would have been very familiar to them!

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  1. Carl D'Agostino

    Probably such a rich store of pre 1950 photos of American family life and work stashed away in homes that have real historical value. I know there are a few Veterans organizations soliciting for WW II photos both war and home front for publication and archives.


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