They show a range of subjects, including the beach, pier, bandstand – and a Salvation Army band from 1935.
1. Eastbourne postcards, 1905 to 1935
The beach, July 1921.Horses were used to pull bathing machines up and down the beach.
2. Eastbourne postcards, 1905 to 1935
.The Sand Artist. Mr Albert Edward (Ted) Child ,the sandscratcher featured on the card, was a member of an Eastbourne family who also held a concession for the fruit stalls along the promenade. At the turn of the century the favourite pitch for the artist to work was just west of the pier.
3. Eastbourne postcards, 1905 to 1935
Salvation Army Old Town Band July 1935 Band Master A.A.Waterhouse.
4. Eastbourne postcards, 1905 to 1935
Caffyns "Compton" 28- seater luxury coach. Caffyns Ltd., Commercial Dept., Marine Parade, Eastbourne.Phone.2400. Caffyn's Garage was situated in Seaside Road, next to Marine Parade. On June 6,1943, 14German Focke-Wulfe bombers made the last severe attack of the Second World War on Eastbourne and one of the 500kg bombs that fell destroyed Caffyn's.