Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Fantastic Color Snapshots of England in the early 1970s

These fantastic color snapshots were taken in London, Canterbury, and Painswick by amateur photographer David C. Cook when he made a trip to England in October 1972.

Regent St. dept. stores, London, 1972

Ride with Johnnie Walker, London, 1972

Somewhere near the St. Mary's church in Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, 1972

South of Westgate, Canterbury, 1972

St. Mary's Street, Painswick, 1972

The Antique & Curios shoppe is now oddly-named Mexican restaurant Cafe des Amis, Canterbury, 1972

The Old Weavers' House, Canterbury, 1972

Three women are about to walk past the Painswick Post Office on New Street, Painswick, 1972

A bicyclist carries his ladder to work, Canterbury, 1972

A group of school children and their chaperones all frolic in a park in Canterbury, Kent, 1972

A tower of Westgate, Canterbury, 1972

Buttermarket and Burgate, Canterbury, 1972

Electric Kebabs, Canterbury, 1972

Lambeth Bridge, London, 1972

Locking Piece, London, 1972

Mercury Lane Lovers, Canterbury, 1972

Mercury Lane Stroll, Canterbury, 1972

On Tibbiwell Lane in Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, 1972

Paved High Street, Canterbury, 1972

(Photos by David C. Cook, via Rob Ketcherside)

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