The Frith Shop

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Find out about the products we offer, all of which are inspired by the rich nostalgic photographs and maps that form today's Francis Frith Collection.

Photo Prints

A vintage print from The Francis Frith Collection is special - whether you choose black & white, or vintage sepia, each Frith photo will be optimised to bring out the utmost clarity and detail before it is printed for you. Time stands still in our retro photos, but memories come to life. The Frith Collection was founded in 1860 and today is World renowned as a unique archive that records the changes in over 9,000 British cities, towns and villages right from the Victorian era, through the 1920’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s . Every vintage photo on this site is available to order online, in a range of sizes and formats and we guarantee the quality we supply will delight you.
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Old Maps

Stunningly detailed old maps of places you remember fondly, are important to your family history. Buy old Ordnance Survey Maps Prints, Folded Sheet Maps and Victorian County Maps.
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Calendars

Personalised and themed calendars in a range of styles and sizes, all featuring stunning imagery from the Collection.
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Photo Books

Hundreds of nostalgic photo books about Britain. 10 fascinating ranges to enjoy, lavishly illustrated with our high quality photographs. Most books are now printed to order, so you can personalise your copy.
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Mugs

Create a mug featuring a favourite personalised nostalgic Frith photo or map of your choice. These friendly ceramic mugs make great gifts for the coffee and tea lovers in your life.
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Cushion Covers

High quality cushion covers designed to fit a standard 45 x45 cm (18" square) cushion. A great gift or a wonderful unique addition to your own home decor.
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Tea Towels

Buy your favourite Frith photo or map as a quality Tea Towel. Our tea towels are 100% cotton and make the perfect house-warming present or are ideal as gifts. Made in the UK and specially printed just for you!
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Colour Contrast

A dramatic, colourful and contemporary twist from The Francis Frith Collection.
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A word from our customers

We are always grateful and proud to hear back from you about what you think of our products or the service you have experienced. Here is what just a couple of you have told us. Read more testimonials.

A really charming and evocative book. Well done! I'm very proud to have had my own name printed in it as a pre-publication buyer - Christmas presents sorted!

Sent in by Peter O'sullivan

Not really an enquiry but a tribute to your wonderful site. I just had to say how much I enjoy traveling back in time via such beautiful photography. Thank you so much and I hope that I am not out staying my welcome posting too many memories. Thanks again.

Sent in by Pete B

Hi Isobel, Further to our communications re the picture I wanted, I would like to thank you for your good offices in this matter, what you said would be done was promptly done and I duly ordered the said item today via the telephone. Many thanks are also due to the young lady at the end of the telephone, her cheerful, bubbly and friendly manner made the ordering process a real pleasure. Well done at the Francis Frith organisation - may you continue to prosper. Bye E Ashby (Geriatric!)

Sent in by E Ashby

I am writing to say Thank you because I have been so impressed with your service. Unfortunately, the first item arrived damaged. A straightforward telephone call to a friendly/helpful member of your staff and a replacement was sent within 10 days. I noticed that the title of the map had been incorrectly stated on the reprint. Once again a telephone call to a friendly/helpful person and I was clear as to how things would be resolved. Within 2 weeks a replacement has once again been received. And even yesterday evening somebody telephoned me to arrange the refund to my Account of the Carriage Charge. My experience of using your service has been excellent. Mistakes and problems happen in Business all the time, but when you have an excellent Customer Service Team who are keen to resolve matters to a customers complete satisfaction it makes such a difference. If other Business took the same attitude as yourselves towards Customer Service it would make such a difference to them. I will definitely be using you again. And most certainly recommending you to others.