Explore all the places you remember!

Explore all the places you remember!

The Frith Blog

Photo features and news from The Francis Frith Collection.

Father and Child

As Father's Day approaches, we bring a new selection of our photos of fathers and their children.

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A family day out and a ride on the miniature railway - what a treat! Presenting a special selection of photographs from The Francis Frith Collection of children (of all ages) enjoying the special, simple thrill of a ride on the miniature train.

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

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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 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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