Category: Postcards From Nowhere

Tragic Harry

This is a studio portrait, dating from 1913, of the German theatre and movie actor, Harry Walden. He was born in 1875 in Berlin and – following a period in the army – became an actor: first of all in the theatre and then from 1912 onwards in […]

Had You Been There

This postcard – dating back to 1913 – appears never to have been sent through the post. It was written by Andrew – who we can suppose is the man in the middle of this group – to Mary Campbell of Cowdenbeath, who fairly obviously doesn’t feature in […]

A Thriving Coincidence

I worked in Doncaster for close on twenty years back in the 1980s, and I passed this church regularly. It was an impressive building, standing within its own grounds but surrounded by busy roads. Like so many churches, however, it was showing its age. The discovery of this […]