Identification Longshot/Talking Point 256

  Brumas 21:22 22 Jan 2010

Good Evening All
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  iambeavis 21:27 22 Jan 2010


  Brumas 21:28 22 Jan 2010

Before you get the 'Well Done', where exactly?

  iambeavis 21:28 22 Jan 2010

Broad Street, Oxford.

  iambeavis 21:29 22 Jan 2010

The tailor shop is the giveaway.

  Brumas 21:38 22 Jan 2010

and the explanation surrounding the cross for an extra well done ;o)

  iambeavis 21:44 22 Jan 2010


  iambeavis 21:48 22 Jan 2010

The "Cross" also features in Hardy's "Jude the Obscure".

  Brumas 21:48 22 Jan 2010

The Martyrs' Cross,where Cranmer,Ridley and Latimer were burned at the stake,A.D. 1555

Well Done.

  Quickbeam 00:55 23 Jan 2010

I find the vast majority of your vintage postcards to be quite interesting in one way or another, even when I haven't a clue where they are of, but this one is completely bereft of much interest at all.

Of course I'm not criticising you, but the Edwardian photographer, he's used a very wide angle, even for the era, used it to highlight a totally uninteresting Elastoplast feature in the middle of the road, seems to have taken it on a dead Sunday morning when no interesting street life is happening, and to top it all, there isn't even an interesting looking streetwise dog scavenging about somewhere...

  morddwyd 07:33 23 Jan 2010

The spot where three people were burned alive for their beliefs totally uninteresting?

How sad.

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