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Dorset Collection

Travel and tourism images from the GWR Publicity Department

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Background imageDorset Collection: Weymouth pier bandstand, about 1939

Weymouth pier bandstand, about 1939
This GWR publicity image shows the seaward portion of Weymouths pier bandstand. It opened in 1939 and was built by Christiani Neilson to an Art Deco style

Background imageDorset Collection: Weymouth Harbour, August 1929

Weymouth Harbour, August 1929
A GWR publicity imaging showing a view across Weymouth Harbour to the Pavilion. The Pavilion opened in 1908 but was rebuilt in the late 1950s after a fire

Background imageDorset Collection: Osmington Mills, Dorset, c. 1930

Osmington Mills, Dorset, c. 1930
Three young walkers sit on a stile overlooking the coastal hamlet of Osmington Mills. The cliffs form part of the Jurassic Coast and are popular with fossil hunters

Background imageDorset Collection: Weymouth, August 1929

Weymouth, August 1929
Holidaymakers on the beach at Weymouth in the 1929. There are white beach tents and deckchairs, with people sunbathing and playing games nearby

Background imageDorset Collection: Lyme Regis Harbour, August 1936

Lyme Regis Harbour, August 1936
Holidaymakers gather on the sandy beach at Lyme Regis. Behind them is the small harbour, also known as the Cobb. It was made famous by featuring in Jane Austins novel, Persuasion

Background imageDorset Collection: Lulworth Cove, Dorset, c. 1930

Lulworth Cove, Dorset, c. 1930
A view looking over the duck pond in Lulworth Cove. The cove is a popular tourist destination on the Jurassic Coast

Background imageDorset Collection: West Bay, Dorset, c. 1930

West Bay, Dorset, c. 1930
A view looking west up the Esplanade at West Bay. A new development of housing can be seen in the distance on the hill at West Cliff

Background imageDorset Collection: Radipole Lake, Weymouth, August 1929

Radipole Lake, Weymouth, August 1929
Families gather at Radipole Lake, also known as the Backwater, to feed the swans. The railway viaduct of the Weymouth and Portland Railway can be seen spanning the water in the distance

Background imageDorset Collection: Chesil Beach, Dorset, c. 1930

Chesil Beach, Dorset, c. 1930
Looking north west up Chesil Beach and over the village of Chiswell from the Isle of Portland. The oil storage depot can be seen in the distance on the thin section that separates the sea

Background imageDorset Collection: Weymouth beach, c1930

Weymouth beach, c1930
A GWR publicity view of Weymouth beach from the Esplanade. Just above the man by the railings is a building on stilts. It was known as the Skee Ball

Background imageDorset Collection: Lyme Regis, August 1936

Lyme Regis, August 1936
Hundreds of holidaymakers are enjoying the shingle beach at Lyme Regis. The beach is lined full of huts. In the distance a stretch of coastline known as the Spittle can be seen


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