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.

Thank you for the print of Slaithwaite, it arrived quickly, well packaged and intact, once again we are more than happy with the goods you supply. My husband is over the moon with his birthday present. Kind regards Mrs C Mellor. order no 295057

Sent in by Mrs C Mellor

I am really thrilled with your website. I am visiting it after having bought your Around Manchester book. My family come from Salford and Manchester and I am ordering some photos from the book.

Sent in by Lesley Ratcliffe

Brilliant site, thank you. The photos bring back so many memories of bygone times.

Sent in by Rosamond Farley

Please accept my thanks for your prompt delivery of my order for the framed Victorian map of Shropshire. This is intended as a present to my brother on a forthcoming significant birthday. I am delighted with the map and the framing: the standard of workmanship is immaculate.
I am so pleased with it that I will order one for myself in the near future. I will be in touch again when I am ready to do so.