Explore all the places you remember!

Explore all the places you remember!

The Frith Blog

Photo features and news from The Francis Frith Collection.

Gretna Green

With Valentine's Day around the corner, we propose (see what we did there?) this special selection of photographs from The Francis Frith Collection of Gretna Green, the site of so many romantic declarations.

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Along the towpath

Join us on a nostalgic walk down the towpaths alongside Britain's canals with this special selection of photographs from The Francis Frith Collection.

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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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A nostalgic collection of Frith photographs of advertisements and billboards from the past, to jog your memories!

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In this feature we present a selection of nostalgic images from The Francis Frith Collection showing children from yesteryear with hoops, dolls, prams, tricycles. kites and model yachts – cherished playthings of the past.

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'Ferry me across the water, Do, boatman, do.'
Inspired by this line from Christina Rossetti's poem is a special selection of our photographs from days gone by of ferries, ferrymen and their passengers.

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