The Frith Blog

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Robert Burns

Archive photographs tracing the life of Robert Burns, Scotland's "national poet" as we celebrate his birthday on the 25th January. Happy Burns Night!

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Historic London

Evocative images of historic London

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The Francis Frith Collection website isn't just about photographs! For many years we have also been home to historic maps. Here's part 1 of our blog posts on maps.

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Images from The Francis Frith Collection of William Shakespeare's favourite places, to mark the 400th anniversary of his death.

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St David's Day

We celebrate St David's Day - 1st March - with some of our staff's favourite photographs of Wales and the Welsh people from The Francis Frith Collection.

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A look at the Frith photographs of Bournemouth, Paignton, Southbourne, Ladram Bay and Brighton featured on BBC's "Holiday of My Lifetime with Len Goodman".

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A Mother's Love

Sentimental photos and quotes honouring 'A Mother's Love' for Mother's Day.

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