This postcard was another spotted by Jim Hyde on online auction site Ebay.
Jim posted the picture to the Ilson Bygones page on Facebook along with the comment: “Another postcard from an on-line auction site!
“We don’t often realise just how magnificent Shipley Hall really was in it’s day!!”
The group, which shares old photographs and memories of the town has more than 5,780 members.
If you have any old photographs of Ilkeston send them to us at the ‘Tiser using the above addresses.