Don’t know where was at the time…

by Richard Overy

I bought this postcard from an Antiques Fair in Kinver.

The card has two messages on the back, the first written in black ink reads

‘ Don’t know where was at the time, with us I expect’ which doesn’t make much sense to me!

The second message written in pencil (added at  a later date)  reads ‘ Dad with cap on and collar & tie’,

there are at least three men who fit the description but I suppose whoever wrote the message knew which one Dad was.

It looks as if the group are watching something in the opposite direction as some of the party are looking towards the camera and others away from it.