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1927 Collection

Background image1927 Collection: Barry Island Beach, Wales, 1920s

Barry Island Beach, Wales, 1920s
View of Barry Island beach and Whitmore Bay, Glamorgan, south Wales in summer 1920s. Holidaymakers are enjoying the sunshine while having fun on the beach and lying in deckchairs

Background image1927 Collection: GWR Publication, Through the Window, 1927

GWR Publication, Through the Window, 1927
The GWR tourist guide, Through the Window, was first published in 1924. The guide was a travel companion for passengers on trains between London Paddington and Penzance, Birkenhead and Killarny

Background image1927 Collection: Burnham-on-Sea beach, August 1927

Burnham-on-Sea beach, August 1927
A busy beach scene here, looking north from the pier. The esplanade and sea defences were completed in 1911

Background image1927 Collection: Jephson Gardens & Royal Pump Room at Leamington Spa

Jephson Gardens & Royal Pump Room at Leamington Spa
A GWR Publicity view of the ornamental fountain in the Jephson Gardens at Leamington Spa, c.1927. The Royal Pump Room building is in the background

Background image1927 Collection: Leamington Spa, Pump Room Gardens, 1920s

Leamington Spa, Pump Room Gardens, 1920s
A GWR Publicity view of the Royal Pump Room Gardens at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, in the summer of 1927. A crowd has gathered to sit and listen to a concert at the bandstand in the park

Background image1927 Collection: Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, 1927

Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, 1927
Atmospheric view of Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, August 1927. The tide is out and a number of rowing boats and small fishing vessels are moored up on the bed of the harbour

Background image1927 Collection: Barry Island, Glamorgan, Wales, August 1927

Barry Island, Glamorgan, Wales, August 1927
View of Barry Island beach and Whitmore Bay, Vale of Glamorgan, south Wales, summer 1927. The beach is filled with holidaymakers enjoying the sunshine and lounging in deckchairs

Background image1927 Collection: Par, Cornwall, July 1927

Par, Cornwall, July 1927
A GWR publicity view of the town of Par on the Cornish Riviera, July 1927. This image shows a row of cottages near the church with the hills of the Luxulyan Valley in the distance

Background image1927 Collection: Par Sands, Cornwall, July 1927

Par Sands, Cornwall, July 1927
A GWR publicity view of the beach at Par on the south coast of Cornwall, July 1927. Par Sands lies on the Cornish Riviera, near the fishing port of Par

Background image1927 Collection: Newquay Golf Course & Pentire Beach, Cornwall, c. 1927

Newquay Golf Course & Pentire Beach, Cornwall, c. 1927
A GWR publicity view of Newquay Golf Course on the Pentire Headland, c.1927. The image shows several people playing a round of golf on the green with Fistral Beach

Background image1927 Collection: Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, August 1927

Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset, August 1927
A GWR Publicity view of Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset, August 1927. The image shows the ruins of the historic abbey from the far end looking west towards the Lady Chapel and King Arthurs Tomb

Background image1927 Collection: Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa, June 1927

Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa, June 1927
A GWR Publicity view of the lake at Jephson Gardens in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in June 1927. People are strolling in the park and sitting on benches in the shade; enjoying the peace and quiet

Background image1927 Collection: Jephson Gardens at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Jephson Gardens at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
A GWR Publicity view of the ornamental fountain in the Jephson Gardens at Leamington Spa in Warwickshire, c.1927. In the background people are strolling in the gardens in the summer sunshine

Background image1927 Collection: Royal Pump Room & Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa, July 1927

Royal Pump Room & Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa, July 1927
A GWR Publicity view of the Royal Pump Room and the Jephson Gardens in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in July 1927. Ornamental trees and flower beds are dotted about the gardens near a fountain

Background image1927 Collection: All Saints Parish Church, Leamington Spa, July 1927

All Saints Parish Church, Leamington Spa, July 1927
A GWR Publicity view of All Saints Parish Church, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in July 1927. This Victorian church was completed in 1902

Background image1927 Collection: Royal Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa, c. 1927

Royal Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa, c. 1927
A GWR Publicity view of the Royal Pump Room Gardens at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in c.1927. A crowd of people has gathered around the 19th century bandstand in the park behind the Pump Rooms to

Background image1927 Collection: Leamington Spa, Royal Pump Room Garden, July 1927

Leamington Spa, Royal Pump Room Garden, July 1927
A GWR Publicity view of people gathered around the 19th century bandstand in the Royal Pump Room Garden at Leamington Spa in July 1927. People are sitting in deckchairs and listening to a concert

Background image1927 Collection: The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927

The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927
A GWR Publicity view of The Groves and the River Dee at Chester, Cheshire, August 1927. People are fishing on the banks of the river and going on boat trips

Background image1927 Collection: Old Dee Bridge, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927

Old Dee Bridge, Chester, Cheshire, August 1927
A GWR Publicity view of the Old Dee Bridge in Chester, Cheshire, August 1927. The bridge is made of red sandstone and is the oldest bridge in the city

Background image1927 Collection: Town Hall, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Town Hall, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
A GWR Publicity view of the Town Hall at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in c.1927. The Town Hall building opened in 1884 along The Parade near the Royal Pump Rooms

Background image1927 Collection: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, July 1927

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, July 1927
A GWR Publicity view of the Royal Pump Room Gardens at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, in July 1927. A crowd has gathered to sit and listen to a concert at the bandstand in the park

Background image1927 Collection: Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, August 1927

Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, August 1927
View of Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, August 1927. The tide is out leaving a few small fishing vessels lying on the silt. A few gulls are taking advantage of the low tide!

Background image1927 Collection: Barry Island, Wales, August 1927

Barry Island, Wales, August 1927
View of Barry Island beach and Whitmore Bay, south Wales in summer 1927. The beach is full of holidaymakers enjoying the sunshine and lounging on deckchairs

Background image1927 Collection: Beaconsfield, July 1927

Beaconsfield, July 1927
View looking towards St Mary and All Saints Church and War Memorial. The garage to the left of the image is now the Royal Saracens Head

Background image1927 Collection: Cold Knap Beach, Barry Island, Wales, August 1927

Cold Knap Beach, Barry Island, Wales, August 1927
View of Cold Knap Beach, Barry Island, south Wales in summer in 1927. Holidaymakers are strolling along the promenade and sitting on the beach. Luens Corner House & Tea Room is in the background

Background image1927 Collection: Tintagel Castle Beach, August 1927

Tintagel Castle Beach, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks down into the valley and the beach between the medieval castle and the mainland

Background image1927 Collection: Tintagel Castle, August 1927

Tintagel Castle, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks across the valley between the medieval castle and the mainland

Background image1927 Collection: Tintagel Castle, view across the creek, August 1927

Tintagel Castle, view across the creek, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks across the creek between the medieval castle and the mainland

Background image1927 Collection: Tintagel Castle Looking Uphill, August 1927

Tintagel Castle Looking Uphill, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks uphill towards the medieval castle and was taken in August 1927

Background image1927 Collection: Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, August 1927

Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks uphill towards the medieval castle and was taken in August 1927

Background image1927 Collection: One the River Fowey at Lostwithiel, Cornwall, July 1927

One the River Fowey at Lostwithiel, Cornwall, July 1927
A GWR publicity image of the River Fowey at Lostwithiel in Cornwall, taken July 1927. A rowing boat is moored up along the bank

Background image1927 Collection: Windsor End, Beaconsfield, July 1927

Windsor End, Beaconsfield, July 1927
A GWR Publicity view of Windsor End, in the market town of Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire in July 1927

Background image1927 Collection: King George V at Birmingham Snow Hill Station, 1927

King George V at Birmingham Snow Hill Station, 1927
A view of locomotive no. 6000 King George V at Birmingham Snow Hill Station, 1927. The image shows the bell at the front of the loco and five railway men standing on the platform

Background image1927 Collection: Gathering Daffodils, Penzance, Cornwall, c. 1927

Gathering Daffodils, Penzance, Cornwall, c. 1927
A GWR publicity view of a women harvesting daffodils for sale near Penzance in Cornwall, c.1927. She is wearing a traditional outfit for gathering the flowers


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