Step back in time with our ‘Then and Now’ feature, where vintage postcards meet modern-day reality. Explore the past and present on the same page, and see the evolution of familiar places.
Both the vintage cards were posted in September 1904. The postcard of four little girls photographed by WH Diffey, above, was sent to Llanelli in South Wales.
(Facing page) The group of children in the centre of the village pre-dates the First World War and therefore the war memorial is not there. The card was sent to Stockbridge in Hampshire.