From the days before significant air pollution.
A sparsely populated hillside compared with today.
It seems 11 Barker Road has not been completed in this picture, which I find surprising. Trollstua - 8 Barker Rd is visible and No. 11 would have been almost directly above Trollstua, or left of Victoria House.
I think this generation of Bracken Hill - No. 12 (directly below Victoria House) might still be standing today. The house on that site today has a red roof and the shape is also similar, but it is difficult to be certain.
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