A Mother's Love

As we celebrate Mothering Sunday, we bring you a special selection of photographs depicting mothers with their children as photographed by Frith photographers from 1890-1940, together with some sweet, sentimental quotes about motherhood.

We hope you enjoy seeing these today, and that they bring back happy memories for you.

“Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There's no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.” - Gail Tsukiyama.

Photo: Haverfordwest, Fetching The Water 1890.

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” - Rudyard Kipling.

Photo: Frimley, Pram In The Grove 1906.

“Being a mother is like being a gardener of souls. You tend your children, make sure the light always touches them; you nourish them. You sow your seeds, and reap what you sow.” - Karen White.

Photo: Reigate, A Shopping Excursion 1906.

“My mother is a living angel; she is always protecting me with the wings of her love.” - Debasish Mridha.

Photo: Camberley, Pram In London Road 1919.

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” - Robert Browning.

Photo: Frinton-on-Sea, Mother And A Child On The Grass 1921.

“There never was a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Photo: Newmarket, Mother And Pram 1922.

“Mothers are multi-taskers.” - Sophie Kinsella.

Photo: Camberley, Pram In London Road 1927.

“Mothers can forgive anything! Tell me all, and be sure that I will never let you go, though the whole world should turn from you.” - Louisa May Alcott.

Photo: Ystradgynlais, Pram In Church Terrace 1937.

Published on March 16th, 2017.

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