From Old Photographs

    Eddie Prowse

    Amberley 2014

    Paperback 128pp Illustrated

    9781445622897   Product Code: 20978

    Although there is evidence of prehistoric settlement around Weymouth, it wasn't until 1789, when George III first visited to 'take the waters', that the town began its expansion into a popular seaside resort. This collection of photographs dating from the late Victorian era to the 1950s, shows Weymouth in a genteel heyday of bathing machines and bandstands. Each of the 180 photographs is accompanied by a meticulously detailed caption by Weymouth-born Eddie Prowse.

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