Ife family, Watford

This is a series of family photos taken by a Mr.E.A. Ife, mostly in the 1920s. They lived in Cassio Road, Watford, and Mr. Ife ran the ‘Post Office Savings Club Photographic Society’ from there.

a simply amazing set of photos from the collection of Mike / Abaraphobia

all photographs are from the collection of Mike / Abaraphobia

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  • Reply Joy Friday 29 July, 2011 at 9:17 am

    They’re excellent! Where do you learn of such amazing things?

  • Reply Sarah Friday 29 July, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    Ah! That pic of the little girl in the hat playing ball is my favorite! Great collection!

  • Reply jennifer Friday 29 July, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    these are extraordinary! bunnies, bunnies!

  • Reply paige Monday 1 August, 2011 at 4:11 am

    these photos are just wonderful! I’m obsessed with the 2nd and the last one–sooo good

  • Reply Siubhan Monday 1 August, 2011 at 8:47 pm

    These are beautiful. I often work on illustrated local history books, and the images that survive from that period are often just those that interest postcard collectors the most – so old buildings etc – you see the social side of things much more rarely. These have such an innocent and calm feeling to them – the last one in particular. They’re absolutely fantastic, what a great find.

  • Reply Mike (Abaraphobia) Tuesday 13 September, 2011 at 11:00 am

    Thanks for making a feature of some of my photos- and for the kind comments!!
    I wish you’d done it on the 30th of July, though, as that’s my Birthday!! ;)
    There should be more to come from this series soon!?

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