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"Captivating Coastal Charms: A Journey Through Time" Embark on a picturesque voyage along the coast

Background imageCoast Collection: The village, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s

The village, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s
Houses and the waterfront on the east side of the village with lime kiln in the background. Island House is the property end-on in the foreground

Background imageCoast Collection: The village, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s

The village, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1860s-1870s
A view taken from Osprey Cottage of the southern end of the village with the houses on the western side and the path leading to Chapel Rock, also known as Peak Rock

Background imageCoast Collection: Harbour walls, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1861

Harbour walls, Polperro, Cornwall. Probably 1861
The inner and outer harbour walls from the landward side with boats and men on the inner wall. The Prince of Wales Pier was about to be built, the foundation stone being laid on 5th September 1861

Background imageCoast Collection: William Arthur Chesterfield, Victoria Pier, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1982

William Arthur Chesterfield, Victoria Pier, Mevagissey, Cornwall. 1982
Fisherman William Arthur Chesterfield (born 1927) on the quay tending his nets. Identified by family members, William was skipper of the family owned boats Christabel and, later, Frances

Background imageCoast Collection: Fishing boats, Polperro, Cornwall. Possibly 1940s

Fishing boats, Polperro, Cornwall. Possibly 1940s
Polperro Harbour with fishing boats: FY185, FY20, FY30, FY52 and possibly FY12. Houses can be seen extending up the hillside/cliffside. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCoast Collection: The beach, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. August / September 1921

The beach, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. August / September 1921
Fisherman on the beach with fish on a line. He is identified as Frank Roberts, fishing for bass. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageCoast Collection: Pulpit Rock - Portland Bill

Pulpit Rock - Portland Bill
This is Pulpit Rock a few hundred metres from Portland Bill lighthouse in Dorset. The artificial stack of rock was left in the 1870s after a natural arch was cut away by quarrymen at the Bill Quarry

Background imageCoast Collection: City map of Alexandria, Egypt, lithograph, published in 1897

City map of Alexandria, Egypt, lithograph, published in 1897
City map of Alexandria, Egypt. Lithograph, published in 1897

Background imageCoast Collection: Stomy weather at Roker Lighthouse

Stomy weather at Roker Lighthouse
Stormy weather and rough seas at Roker Lighthouse

Background imageCoast Collection: Sunset taken from Polhawn Whitsand Bay

Sunset taken from Polhawn Whitsand Bay
Polhawn Whitsand bay Cornwall

Background imageCoast Collection: Coral Bay fish

Coral Bay fish
Coral Bay, where the fish come right into shore for a feed

Background imageCoast Collection: Kynance Bay House, The Lizard, Landewednack, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Kynance Bay House, The Lizard, Landewednack, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view of Kynance Bay House, located on the edge of Lizard village. The Victorian house was built in 1888. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageCoast Collection: Robe Obelisk. South Australia

Robe Obelisk. South Australia
Robe Obelisk. South East. South Australia

Background imageCoast Collection: England, Northumberland, Bamburgh

England, Northumberland, Bamburgh. The colours of dawn reflected on the wet, sandy beach at Bamburgh overlooked by Bamburgh Castle, located along the Northumberland Heritage Coast

Background imageCoast Collection: Santa Monica beach, Los Angeles, California, USA

Santa Monica beach, Los Angeles, California, USA
People on the Santa Monica Beach

Background imageCoast Collection: Croagh Patrick mountain, Carrowkeeran, County Mayo, Connacht province, Republic of Ireland, Europe

Croagh Patrick mountain, Carrowkeeran, County Mayo, Connacht province, Republic of Ireland, Europe

Background imageCoast Collection: Sunset at Almyros Beach, near Acharavi, north coast, Corfu Island, Ionian Islands, Greece

Sunset at Almyros Beach, near Acharavi, north coast, Corfu Island, Ionian Islands, Greece, Southern Europe, Europe

Background imageCoast Collection: Gothic tracery, decorated window, St. Hilarion Castle, crusader castle, overlooking sea and coast

Gothic tracery, decorated window, St. Hilarion Castle, crusader castle, overlooking sea and coast, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Cyprus, Europe

Background imageCoast Collection: Bloubergstrand, Table Mountain at back, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Bloubergstrand, Table Mountain at back, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Background imageCoast Collection: Houses in front of the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs, Seaford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Houses in front of the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs, Seaford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Background imageCoast Collection: Excursion boat off the Pigeons Rock, Grotte aux Pigeons, limestone rocks eroded by wind

Excursion boat off the Pigeons Rock, Grotte aux Pigeons, limestone rocks eroded by wind and weather in the Raouche district, Beirut, Lebanon, Middle East, Asia

Background imageCoast Collection: Kalbarri Surf

Kalbarri Surf

Background imageCoast Collection: Isle of Portland 27844_012

Isle of Portland 27844_012
Portland, Dorset. Aerial view of the island. SY6768/28

Background imageCoast Collection: Eroded arch called Marsden Rock

Eroded arch called Marsden Rock, Tyne and Wear, North Sea

Background imageCoast Collection: German U-boat, Hastings Beach BB88_07120

German U-boat, Hastings Beach BB88_07120
HASTINGS, EAST SUSSEX. People in rowing boats and on the beach, looking up at the German U-boat submarine, U-118, which ran aground on Hastings beach in February 1919

Background imageCoast Collection: 10171574

10171574
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Background imageCoast Collection: Rye Beach, New Hampshire Postcard. ca. 1903, Rye Beach, New Hampshire Postcard

Rye Beach, New Hampshire Postcard. ca. 1903, Rye Beach, New Hampshire Postcard

Background imageCoast Collection: First geological map of Britain, 1815 C016 / 5683

First geological map of Britain, 1815 C016 / 5683
First geological map of Britain, detail of the north east coast (figure 8). This map was published in 1815 by British geologist William Smith (1769-1839)

Background imageCoast Collection: Children on Worthing Beach

Children on Worthing Beach
Children build a sandcastle on the beach, Worthing c1896. Walter Gardiner Photography collection PP/WSL/WGNG000025. WSCC Library Service Photograph and Picture Collections

Background imageCoast Collection: GABRIELLE COCO CHANEL (1883-1971). French fashion designer. Photographed on the beach in Etretat

GABRIELLE COCO CHANEL (1883-1971). French fashion designer. Photographed on the beach in Etretat, Normandy, early 20th century. In the background is the cliff, Falaise d Amont

Background imageCoast Collection: Mini Coopers Convertible

Mini Coopers Convertible

Background imageCoast Collection: Land Rover Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE

Land Rover Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE

Background imageCoast Collection: Ducati 998R Italy

Ducati 998R Italy

Background imageCoast Collection: Blackpool tower EPW002071

Blackpool tower EPW002071
BLACKPOOL, Lancashire. Aerial view of Blackpool tower and pier. Photographed in July 1920. Some damage to negative. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageCoast Collection: Fishing boat, Dungeness Beach N100298

Fishing boat, Dungeness Beach N100298
DUNGENESS BEACH, Kent. Beached ruinous wooden fishing boat on the shingle

Background imageCoast Collection: Fishing boat, Dungeness Beach N100297

Fishing boat, Dungeness Beach N100297
DUNGENESS BEACH, Kent. Beached ruinous wooden fishing boat on the shingle

Background imageCoast Collection: Beach huts N090479

Beach huts N090479
BEACH HUTS, Blyth, Northumberland. A row of different coloured beach huts

Background imageCoast Collection: Beach, Mwnt, Ceredigion, Wales, UK, Europe

Beach, Mwnt, Ceredigion, Wales, UK, Europe
Andrew Davies / SpecialistStock

Background imageCoast Collection: Palm Islands construction, Dubai

Palm Islands construction, Dubai
Luxury island construction, Dubai. Ikonos satellite image of an artificial palm tree-shaped island created in the Persian Gulf, off the coast of Dubai. This is the Jumeirah Palm resort

Background imageCoast Collection: Marazion and St Michaels Mount a086591

Marazion and St Michaels Mount a086591
MARAZION, Cornwall. A view over the rooftops of Marazion to St Michaels Mount, taken during the photographers holiday to Cornwall. Photographed by John Gay in 1950

Background imageCoast Collection: Walberswick Beach a082343

Walberswick Beach a082343
WALBERSWICK BEACH, Suffolk. Rotted wooden posts in the sea at Walberswick, with figures in the distance. Photographed by John Gay in 1969

Background imageCoast Collection: Blackpool a058145

Blackpool a058145
BLACKPOOL, Lancashire. Beach view from the central pier looking towards the tower

Background imageCoast Collection: Clevedon Pier N071845

Clevedon Pier N071845
CLEVEDON PIER, North Somerset. General view of the pier from the shore

Background imageCoast Collection: De La Warr Pavilion N061022

De La Warr Pavilion N061022
DE LA WARR PAVILION, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex. Panoramic view taken from the south east

Background imageCoast Collection: Clevedon Pier N020043

Clevedon Pier N020043
CLEVEDON PIER, North Somerset. The pier at sunset

Background imageCoast Collection: Tynemouth Priory N080057

Tynemouth Priory N080057
TYNEMOUTH PRIORY, Tyne and Wear. View from King Edwards bay at dawn

Background imageCoast Collection: Dunstanburgh Castle N071212

Dunstanburgh Castle N071212
DUNSTANBURGH CASTLE, Northumberland. View of the castle across bouldered beach with overcast sky

Background imageCoast Collection: Eastbourne Pier N071211

Eastbourne Pier N071211
EASTBOURNE PIER, East Sussex. The pier boardwalk at sunset




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"Captivating Coastal Charms: A Journey Through Time" Embark on a picturesque voyage along the coast, as we explore the timeless beauty captured in various artworks and posters. From the Jubilee Procession in a Cornish Village by A. G. Sherwood Hunter to the vibrant GWR poster showcasing Cornwall in 1938, these glimpses into history transport us to an era of simpler pleasures. The BR poster from the 1950s titled "Downland Rambles" invites us to wander through scenic landscapes, while LMS/LNER's captivating artwork of Aberdeen - The Silver City by the Sea (1923-1947) beckons with its alluring charm. Meanwhile, Swanage's BR poster circa 1955 entices visitors with promises of idyllic coastal experiences. Travel back to June 1922 and witness surfers riding waves at Perranporth beach in Cornwall, their exhilaration palpable even through time. Clevedon Pier stands tall and proud in two stunning photographs - one capturing its essence during daylight hours (N071847), while another showcases its ethereal beauty at sunset (K990506). Further north lies Bamburgh Castle, majestically perched on a rugged coastline (K021974). Its imposing presence serves as a reminder of both strength and elegance amidst nature's grandeur. In contrast, four fishermen from Polperro take center stage in an old photograph dating back to the late 1800s; their resilience echoing through generations. As we journey further along this enchanting coastline, Weston-super-Mare's BR poster from 1948-1965 lures us with promises of leisurely seaside escapes. Finally, Druridge Bay unveils its dramatic expanse of sand dunes fringing a picturesque beach - nature's masterpiece awaiting our admiration. Coastal wonders have forever captivated hearts throughout history; they are windows into the past and gateways to tranquility.