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Re: WW 2 Photo - Unknown Location
« Reply #81 on: Friday 27 September 13 14:11 BST (UK) »
Even better Carol! Still can't make out what is on the sign at the end of the road.

Could very well be a park Gaffy - lots of them as well as churches in London. ;)

Although this looks like a highly decorated high street, there are not many people about nor much signage (as I mentioned previously) - I see the sign at number 14 *RDEN is facing a different street, so presumably this view is of a side street? It does look like most of the "action" is at the end of the road. Once again no help, but just observations/speculation.

Hackney might be worth investigating then Carol.
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« Reply #82 on: Friday 27 September 13 14:35 BST (UK) »
Sorry Gaffy...Yes you did...I do apologise...you make a valid point...thanks for that.
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« Reply #83 on: Friday 27 September 13 15:01 BST (UK) »
Could very well be a park Gaffy - lots of them as well as churches in London. ;)

Yes, but in London if you assume a spire top left and park in the background, that narrows the field???


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Re: WW 2 Photo - Unknown Location
« Reply #84 on: Friday 27 September 13 18:48 BST (UK) »
Is it possible to get a better scan of the curved building on the left.  Looking at the scan in post #68 the black sign is almost readable.  My first thought (probably wrong  ::)) was that the top line reads public bar, can't read the lower line though.  Also it would be interesting to see what the statues on the roof are.
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Re: WW 2 Photo - Unknown Location
« Reply #85 on: Friday 27 September 13 19:05 BST (UK) »
This is my best effort on the statues - I am thinking either a small child with arm raised - or some kind of tea pot with a spout!

Can't get a close uop of the sign unfortunately

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« Reply #86 on: Friday 27 September 13 19:20 BST (UK) »
Milly, that's exactly what crossed my mind, child or teapot  ;D
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« Reply #87 on: Friday 27 September 13 20:07 BST (UK) »
Thanks Mille...they sure do look like teapots don't they...or Daleks  ;D

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Re: WW 2 Photo - Unknown Location
« Reply #88 on: Friday 27 September 13 20:22 BST (UK) »
Hi T/T,Surely there must be Ariel shots shots of London and of Hackney in the 50s,maybe one of the members might have more luck than me,I tried but just not smart enough. :)if you could get some shots it might help solve the mystery ?just a thought.
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« Reply #89 on: Friday 27 September 13 20:31 BST (UK) »
Hi T/T,Surely there must be Ariel shots shots of London and of Hackney in the 50s,maybe one of the members might have more luck than me,I tried but just not smart enough. :)if you could get some shots it might help solve the mystery ?just a thought.

Hi, I've had my head in this most of the day, still can't find anything  :(
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