Francis Frith started his photographic business in the 1870s, seeing an opportunity to sell souvenir photographs to holiday visitors. He soon employed teams of photographers around the country and soon started producing postcards. After his death in 1899, his sons, and later his grandson, took on and developed the business. The business continued until 1969 when it finally closed, but the amazing archive of over 300,000 images was saved, and now, almost 50 years later is in the final stages of being digitized and made widely available through the publications and websites of The Francis Frith Collection.
Norfolk Broads Photographic Memories is a collection of vintage photographs of towns and villages throughout the Broads area, taken at various times of the twentieth century. Places featured include:
Burgh next Aylsham
Burnham Overy Staithe
Ormesby St Margaret
Ormesby St Michael
The Norfolk Broads
Free Photo Print with this Book
These books include a voucher for a free Frith Photo Print.
Turn to the back of your Frith book and find a voucher for a free mounted print of a Frith photo of your choice. Simply choose any photo from the book, return the completed voucher with a small payment for P&P. We will then print it in sepia and mount it for you in our Medium Standard mount.