Park Walk Chelsea, A History

History of Park Walk including number 5 Little Chelsea London Number 5 Park Walk was built around 1725, near the end of the reign of King George I. It is [ … ]

A Brief History of Picture Postcards

Brief History of Picture Postcards   “Nothing is more nostalgic than the modernity of the past” 1869                        The Postal Service of Austro-Hungary issued pre paid cards that could be [ … ]

Chelsea, Then and Now, Contents of Posts on Blog

Chelsea, Then & Now Contents of Posts on Blog Photo-archaeology 1 Kings Road                                                Sloane Square 2 Kings Road                                                Sloane Square                                                 [ … ]

Little Chelsea, Then & Now 8

2018Corner of Fulham Road and Drayton Gardens. Looking down Beaufort Street from Fulham Road2018Fulham Road looking west with Pelham Crescent on the right. The card was posted on 25 August [ … ]

Chelsea Then & Now, 7

Chelsea, Then & Now Cheyne Walk The corner of Oakley Street and Cheyne Walk looking east, down river. The row of buildings on the left, 19-26 Cheyne Walk, were built [ … ]

Chelsea Then & Now, 6

Chelsea, Then & Now   Kings Road Cheyne Row To Master Philip Ransome; ” I am staying with Auntie Pauline, not far from the houses in this post card, Much [ … ]

Chelsea Then & Now, 5

Chelsea, Then & Now South Kensington   “Dear Lena, I have sent your P & B off today, hope you will like it get Daddy to write your name on [ … ]

Chelsea Then & Now, 4

Chelsea Then & Now   Kings Road The Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York Square To Miss Moullin Annesley of Guernsey; ” Thanks for your nice long letter glad you are [ … ]

Chelsea, Then & Now, 3

Chelsea Then & Now Kings Road Oakley Street     Looking south towards Albert Bridge     Oakley Street was created in 1830 on the site of the old Chelsea [ … ]