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 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 must apologize for the lateness of response but have only just finished reading said book which I found most informative. The quality of the photographs seems better than previous and the layout of the pages led seamlessly from one to another. All in all a thoroughly good read which leads me to quote some previous author who said, “the book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one that makes you think.” Your books certainly make you think.

Sent in by Nicolas Oakley

As a new subscriber, may I say that your web site is first-class - easy to navigate, all the information I needed and I will certainly be purchasing from you in the future.

Sent in by Jon Shepherd

Those lovely books arrived this afternoon and I am so happy! They were in perfect condition and very well packaged. I look forward to sharing them with lots of friends and family. If you ever need someone to 'put in a good word' for the excellent service of your business, please do not hesitate to ask me. Thank you very much.

Sent in by Charlotte

Just to say thank you all for delivering my tea towel order so quickly.
Excellent service. Excellent quality item
I have bought these from you before, as an “extra” fun present.
The wonderful, old prints are of great interest and sometimes can bring back memories of childhood, or our Great Grandparents and properties, locations.