The late King Edward’s favourite seat

In 1954, Julian Watson of Holland Park Avenue in London received a postcard from Hove in East Sussex, showing the promenade as it would have looked c.1905. The image included strolling men in straw boaters and women in extravagant headgear. It claimed also to feature King  Edward VII’s favourite seat.

aha-26-1044The message on the reverse of the card read: ‘Back Monday. Weather too awful. Hope you’re well. H.’

 

 

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