Photography and the seaside holiday developed together. From the middle of Queen Victoria's reign until the outbreak of the First World War, as holidays became increasingly popular, the number of photographs offered for sale as mementos of a magical week by the coast grew enormously. When ingenious methods of coloring photographs became available in the 1890s, the coloured holiday photographic print, and later the picture postcard, defined the seaside memory. Through a wonderful collection of coloured photographs covering ...

The English Seaside 1999, Shire Books*, New York

ISBN-13: 9780747805717

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