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The Frith Blog
Articles, news and opinions from The Francis Frith Collection.
Happy St George's Day! Nowadays, it's not St George's martyrdom that propelled him to popularity, but the tales of his heroism in slaying dragons and rescuing maidens. We thought we would bring you some nostalgic photos that might help in a small way remind us all of what makes England so great!
A golden host of daffodils is one of the most welcome sights of spring, proof that the cold, dark days of winter are over and summer is not far away. In celebration of the season, this image feature highlights some photos of daffodils and narcissi in The Francis Frith Collection.
Shrove Tuesday in the past was traditionally a day for fun, feasting and pranks, the last chance for merrymaking or wild behaviour before the rigours of Lent. In this feature we bring you a selection of historical photographs from The Francis Frith Collection of places around England which are linked with local traditions celebrating Shrove Tuesday or pancakes.
Using some of the photos from The Francis Frith Collection we explore Art Deco architecture in Britain and have selected a dozen of the best.