The Channel Islands - Greve Le Lecq
The Channel Islands - Greve Le Lecq - Looking down onto bay , beach , houses Cow in foreground. Part of Box 234 Boswell Collection - The Channel Islands Les Pierres de Lecq (J貲iais: Les Pi貲es d頌驠or the Paternosters are a group of uninhabitable rocks or a reef in the Bailiwick of Jersey between Jersey and Sark, 6 km north of Gr趥 de Lecq in Saint Mary, and 22.4 km west of the Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy. Date: circa 1900
© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans
RMS 'Forth', 1849
Engraving of the Royal Mail Steam-Packet Company's paddle-steamer 'Forth'. Built in Leith in 1841, the 'Forth' went missing between Southampton and the West Indies early in 1841. It was later discovered that she had been wrecked on the Alacranes Reef, Gulf of Mexico, fortunately without loss of life.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Poster advertising Harrismith, South Africa
Poster advertising Harrismith, a large inland town in South Africa, named after the British Governor, Sir Harry Smith. The western gateway to the Drakensberg mountains, with the champagne climate of South Africa, halfway between Durban and the Reef.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/ONSLOW AUCTIONS LIMITED
Advertising, Africa, British, Champagne, Drakensberg, Durban, Glass, Governor, Harrismith, Harry, Health, Historical, History, Holiday, Leisure, Mountains, Pleasure, Poster, Reef, Sir, Smith, South, Tourism, Town, Travel, Vacation