Photos: Postcards From The Early 1900s

July 6, 2014

While many forms of historical evidence exist to help us to bring the Bermuda of old back to life, there are no better markers of particular points in the island’s history than simple postcards and the photographs that they bear.These postcards each offer a different glimpse at Bermuda as it existed throughout the first half of the twentieth century.

Front Street – Hamilton, circa 1930:

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Front Street, Hamilton, circa 1934:

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View from Admiralty House, circa 1940:

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A House, circa 1940:

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Somerset Bridge & Ely’s Harbour, circa 1930:

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St. George’s circa 1935:

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St. George’s, circa 1920:

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View from Bermudian Hotel, circa 1920:

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Entrance to “Girvan” Paget, circa 1910

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Road in Smith Parish, circa 1940

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A street in St. George’s, circa 1940

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Royal Palms, circa 1920:

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South Shore, circa 1920:

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Furness Bermuda Line Ships at Hamilton, circa 1935:

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Easter Lilies, date unknown

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