Sidmouth of Yesteryear
By Chips Barber
SIDMOUTH OF YESTERYEAR
The Regency resort of Sidmouth in East Devon is a beautiful place!
Naturally it has attracted seaside visitors from far and wide over many
years. Since Victorian times it has been the custom of visitors to send
home to friends and relations picture postcard views with a brief
message perhaps mentioning the journey, the weather or accommodation.
This wonderful sequence of picture postcards depicts a wide variety of
subjects other than just the Esplanade on a fine day. Storms, floods,
disasters, special occassions, street scenes, local characters and
other 'items of interest' all become subjects for the postcard
publishers to portray. With the older views we see a serene,
traffic-free 'Sidmouth of Yesteryear' when the pace of life was a
gentle 'stroll along the prom'. Those were the days!
ISBN: 1 899073 99 X
UK Price: ¿2.99 (+ 1.20 GBP postage)
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