The British Seaside

By Lucinda Gosling Review This is a delightful collection of photographs of people enjoying the British seaside in the early part of the twentieth century. The pictures are excellent quality. I found myself combing these pictures, looking in the background to see what they are eating, what they are wearing. I am the kind of…

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London Curiosities

London Curiosities by John Wade Review This is such a cool book!  Its a listing of all the odd left overs from buildings, bridges, or odd historical relics that have been left around the city of London.  The chapters break down various categories such as Clocks, Monuments and Memorials, Roman Remains, etc. Many of the objects…

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Victorians and Edwardians Abroad

Victorians and Edwardians Aboard by Neil Mathews Review ♣♣♣ This is a book about a school and its accidental invention of a touring company called Polytechnic Touring Association. Through beautiful color photographs, a sample of their news letters, some vintage advertisements and first hand accounts, we are led through a change in society that now…

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