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LARGE VICTORIAN TAUNTON SOMERSET FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS ALBUM 1885-1887 This is a very nice old leather bound Victorian Photographs album which appears to have been kept by a family from Taunton in Somerset, the album is bound in red leather measuring just under 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches approx., and contains One Hundred and Eighty Photographs, including a few loose ones at the back of the album most of the photos are captioned, and a number are dated carrying the dates 1885-1887 the family are not identified, one cabinet photo is from a Taunton photographers, and quite a number of the photos are scenes in and around Taunton, so it’s quite likely that is where the family lived the captioned photos include photographs of the River Tone at Taunton, Shire Hall Taunton, St James from the bridge at Taunton with a coal merchants business by the river, a scene of Taunton from the bridge over the River tone showing a Gasometer and Thomas Penny Timber business, Farleigh Castle Somerset Hawkesdean near Shaftesbury, scenes around Clevedon in Somerset, Wells Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral, Shakespeare’s birthplace Stratford on Avon, Grammar School Stratford, Cheddar Gorge and Cliffs, Lion rock Cheddar, Watchet Harbour, Boats at Watchet, Coastal scenes near Watchet, Coast at Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe Harbour with boats, Lantern Hill Ilfracombe, Yeovil Church, Wilton Church Taunton, St Mary’s Taunton, Taunton Castle, Park Fields Taunton, Bathpool Taunton, The Priory Taunton, Taunton from the Priory fields, The River Tone and Canal at Bathpool, Scenes on the River tone Taunton, Trinity Church & St Peter’s Church at Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury Grammar School Athletics half mile run 1886, The Bazaar at St Peter’s Shaftesbury 1887, Art Exhibition, two scenes of a packed High Street at Shaftesbury on June 21st 1887, St Joseph’s Church Glastonbury, Wimborne Minster Dorset, Sutton Waldron Church, Cleve Abbey, Exeter Cathedral, some family photos with initials of names, The River Avon at Salisbury, Ashmore, Sturminster bridge, High Street Shaftesbury in the Snow December 27th 1886, Longleat Park, Font Hill, The Hospital at Shaftesbury, playing Tennis at Belle Vue Shaftesbury, Gold Hill Shaftesbury, Abbey House Shaftesbury, Westbury Iron Works, Bella Viste Westbury, Clevedon old Church, Donhead, scenes around Motcombe Dorset, The Racehorse Sigurd April 1887, Evesham Abbey and buildings, Alms Houses at Warwick, Scenes around Warwick, Warwick Castle, a number of photos of Tintern Abbey, Chester Cathedral, Northgate Street Chester, Watergate Street, The Rows at Watergate Street Chester, London St Pauls, The Houses of Parliament , a park at Bishop Lydyard, Scenes around Dunster and Minehead, Dawlish, The Railway and Tunnel, East Cliff Cutting and railway Bridge Dawlish, two photos of Admiral Nelson’s Ship Victory, Nelson’s Column Trafalgar Square, Larmer gardens Wiltshire, Family photos in costume with a witch and girls sitting round a cauldron, family photo in the grounds of a large house, and more the largest photos measure 8 inches by 6 inches approx., most photos are pictured so content can be seen the leather album has wear to covers and lacks the spine covering, foxing to pages within else contents in nice general condition A NICE OLD VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHS ALBUM CONTAINING MANY PHOTOS IN AND AROUND TAUNTON IN SOMERSET with OTHER PHOTOS TAKEN IN DEVON AND DORSET AND OTHERS FROM TRIPS FURTHER AFIELD IN SOUTHERN VICTORIAN ENGLAND ALBUM IS LARGE AND HEAVY, THREE KILOS PACKED
Author 1885-1887 Large Victorian Taunton Somerset Photographs Album
Date 1885
Binding leather
Condition Good

Price: £275.00

Offered by Andrew Cox

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