The Frith Blog
Articles, news and opinions from The Francis Frith Collection.
We are always looking at old photographs and quite often we come across fascinating stories, facts and scenes and we want to share these with you. This is why we created the Frith Blog - it could be a set of photographs connected with the current season, upcoming events or a theme. We hope you enjoy browsing what we've found and if you have any ideas of articles we could create in the future, please let us know.
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Some weird and wonderful vintage photographs of clocks and clock towers from The Francis Frith Collection, with some fascinating history to help tell their stories. Some hand-coloured, but most in black and white, it's worth taking the time to read this one!
We proudly showcase a special selection of images from The Francis Frith Collection of lifeboats and the brave men and women who risk their lives to go to the aid of those in danger on the sea. Here are some of their faces from the past, and also the tales behind some of the memorials that stand around the British coast commemorating the courage of those who lost their lives whilst trying to save others.
Join us to celebrate World Photo Day, as we showcase a selection of the many places featured in The Francis Frith Collection over the years, with old black and white historical photos and some modern coloured views documenting the changes that have taken place there.