Treport Mers travel poster
French railway poster advertising Treport Mers on the Picardy coast, which, together with nearby Mer-les-Bains became popular seaside resorts in the 19th century due to the development of the railways. The poster depicts various scenes including the white chalk cliffs and holiday makers walking along the promenade.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Onslow Auctions Limited
Heist-aan-Zee, Belgium - Waterfront villas
Villa San Domenico, Paolo et Elisa at Heist-aan-Zee, or Heist, a town in Knokke-Heist, West Flanders, Belgium. Until 1971 it was a municipality in its own right. Date: circa 1910s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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Malo-les-Bains, France - seafront road
Malo-les-Bains, France - the seafront road (Rue de la Mer) of the beach town of Malo-les-Bains, near to Dunkirk (Dunkerque) in northern France. Behind the people wandering up the street are a large hotel (Grand Hotel Pyl) and market stalls.
© The Roseries Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
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