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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 calendars in a choice of black and white or sepia and available in two sizes, all featuring stunning old photos 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.

I have finally received my eagerly awaited copy of the book "I Remember When...". I was curious as to which story your company had published in the book. I was overwhelmed and astonished to see that you have published four of my stories, one of which is on Page 69. This entailed the story of the Majestic Cinema in Mitcham and my subsequent dream of going to the South Pacific. The pictures attached are in fact one of the islands I lived on for 14 years with my husband and two daughters - the youngest was born there and the eldest was 16 months when we arrived. We were there when Papua New Guinea became an Independent Nation and I have many experiences and memories of the island of New Britain - of course I have written these down - but are only for private publication. We left when my husband was murdered, but that is another story.

I continue to live in the Pacific and at the moment I am in Far North Queensland, Australia.

I will continue to write on your site on the different places I visited during my young years. I enjoy reading the book, it is very well presented, and learning of more experiences of the other writers in the book.

Thank you again for publishing my stories and I look forward to seeing another book published next year, whether it has any of my stories in it or not.

I would be grateful if you can forward my thanks to John M Buck.

Sent in by Carole Baldwin

We thank you very much for the surprisingly prompt delivery of our ordered canvas print. Within a week after placing the order we received it in perfect condition in our village in Spain. We are very happy with it; it is perfect quality and beautifully framed - we love it!
Thank you for the excellent service throughout the process.

Sent in by Tineke Vlijm

Hi, I just wanted to say a massive thank you for my order ?? I'm so pleased with it and I know that my Mum will love it! Thankyou! Michelle

Sent in by Michelle Golden

Good afternoon. I have just received the above orders and am absolutely delighted with them. The quality is outstanding and I shall be in touch after Christmas to order more prints which evoke memories of childhood,