Britain's Working Coast in Victorian and Edwardian Times [NOOK Book]

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The coastline of Victorian and Edwardian Britain provided beauty, entertainment and the venue for most people?s holidays. But it was also a thriving centre of industry - shipbuilding and fishing, plus the numerous trades associated with dockyards, coastal transport and the leisure industry. This book travels around Britain?s coast - clockwise from London - looking at the industries that could be found at many of the cities and towns en route. Illustrated with an amazing collection of coloured postcards and other ...

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Britain's Working Coast in Victorian and Edwardian Times

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Overview

The coastline of Victorian and Edwardian Britain provided beauty, entertainment and the venue for most people’s holidays. But it was also a thriving centre of industry - shipbuilding and fishing, plus the numerous trades associated with dockyards, coastal transport and the leisure industry. This book travels around Britain’s coast - clockwise from London - looking at the industries that could be found at many of the cities and towns en route. Illustrated with an amazing collection of coloured postcards and other early photographs, the working coast of Britain is brought to life in all its bustling detail.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780747811923
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 11/22/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 32 MB
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Meet the Author

John Hannavy, Professor in Art and Design at Bolton Institute, is a well-known photographer, and a writer and broadcaster on the history of photography.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Table of Contents

Preface 5

Introduction 7

London 21

Tilbury 25

Chatham 26

Sheerness 28

Whitstable 29

Margate 30

Broadstairs 31

Ramsgate 32

Deal 33

Dover 34

Folkestone 36

Hastings 40

Newhaven (Sussex) 41

Brighton 43

Worthing 45

Portsmouth 46

Southampton 50

Poole 52

Portland 54

Bridport and West Bay 55

Brixham 56

Plymouth and Devonport 57

Charlestown 59

Falmouth 60

Newlyn 61

Padstow 62

Bideford 63

Watchet 64

Bristol and Avonmouth 66

Newport (Gwent) 70

Cardiff 71

Barry 73

Swansea and Mumbles 75

Tenby 77

Llandudno 78

Wirral Peninsula 79

Liverpool 80

Southport 84

Blackpool 85

Fleetwood 86

Heysham 88

Barrow-in-Furness 89

Whitehaven 91

Maryport 93

Kirkcudbright 94

Stranraer 95

Ayr 96

Ardrossan 97

Glasgow and the River Clyde 98

Wick 100

Aberdeen 102

Dundee and the River Tay 104

Methil 106

Kirkcaldy 107

Newhaven (Lothian) 108

Leith 110

Newcastle and the River Tyne 112

Sunderland 114

Hartlepool 116

Middlesbrough 117

Hull 118

Grimsby 121

Great Yarmouth 122

Lowestoft 126

Harwich 127

Index 128

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