Tuesday, July 11, 2017

41 Amazing Photos Document Everyday Life of England in 1908

Born at Hove, Sussex, England, Henry William Mobsby (1860-1933) was an English artist, photographer, and motion picture pioneer. He educated at Hampton Place school, trained in art, design, chemistry and commercial practice at the School of Arts, Brighton, and in London.

These photos from Aussie~mobs were taken by Henry Mobsby whilst in England with his wife Nellie and daughter Berta, from March 1908 to October 1909.


Family members on Devil's Dyke in England, 1908

Feeding a donkey somewhere in England, 1908

Feeding the birds, Hyde Park, London, 1908

Feeding the birds, Hyde Park, London, 1908

Flip-Flap at the Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Fun on a swing, England, 1908

Great Fountain Garden at Hampton Court Palace, London, 1908

Hampton Court Palace, London, 1908

Hyde Park, London, 1908

Hyde Park, London, 1908

Lovers Walk, Brighton, East Sussex, England, 1908

Men in their carriage, England, 1908

Oakeshotts family grocery store, corner Old Brompton and Finborough Roads, London, 1908

On a country road in England, 1908

People having fun on the big swing, England, 1908

People with the cows, England, 1908

Preston Park, Brighton, East Sussex, England, 1908

Preston Park, Brighton, East Sussex, England, 1908

Richmond Mansions, Old Brompton Road, London, 1908

Somewhere in Sussex, England, 1908

St Peter's Church adjacent to Preston Manor, Brighton, Sussex, England, 1908

St. Margaret's Church at Angmering, Sussex, England, 1908

Street scene in Sussex, England, 1908

Swan boat ride at the Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Swan boat rides - 6d return journey - Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

The Elite Gardens at the Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Two women at Portslade church, Sussex, England, 1908

Two women in a country lane, England, 1908

View of the gardens and Flip-Flap at the Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Women looking a bit cold out in the country, England, 1908

A couple in England, 1908

A train somewhere in England, 1908

Abdulla cigarette building at the Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Abdulla cigarette building, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

At the Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

At the Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

Boating in a park, England, 1908

Clock tower, Preston Park, Brighton, Sussex, England, 1908

Coastguard Terraces in Hove, England, 1908

Edwardians playing a game of cricket and a roller coaster in the background, England, 1908

Family and friends at Swanbourne Lake, Arundel, England, 1908

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