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On the buses

From the horse-drawn omnibus, to motorised trams to shiny double-deckers, buses have long-since been a transportation lifeline. Here is a special selection of nostalgic photographs from the Frith archive spanning 1893 to 1960 of the wonderful bus!

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A special selection of nostalgic photographs of bowling greens from The Francis Frith Collection.

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A Mother's Love

As we celebrate Mothering Sunday, we bring you a special selection of photographs of mothers with their children, together with some sweet, sentimental quotes about motherhood.

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In former times the village blacksmith or 'smithy' was an important member of the community. The blacksmith’s workshop, along with the church, pub and local store, was an essential component of a village’s existence. It is not surprising then, that as Frith photographers travelled around villages they often captured the local smithy at work.

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Recreational boating and some rather more serious yachts feature in this nostalgic feature all about sailing.

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War Memorials

A special selection of photographs from our Archive of the War Memorials that connect us with those who fought and perished in the world wars that have shaped the world we live in today.

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A Mother's Love

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On the buses

Horse-drawn omnibuses, motorised trams & double-deckers - Let's hop on the buses

On the bowling green

A special selection of nostalgic photographs of bowling greens.

Aviation

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