Tracing Your Ancestors Through Family Photographs by Jayne Shrimpton ( Pen and Sword, 2014) Jayne has also written this detailed guide to dating and analysing family photographs, including beach scenes, fashion history and research tips.
We Are The People: Postcards from the Collection of Tom Phillips ( National Portrait Gallery, 2004) This book from the painter Tom Phillips features numerous postcards dating from the early 1900s to 1940s, with dedicated sections on sea, bathers, boats and fashion. ONLINE IMAGE ARCHIVES You can find thousands of historic seaside photos on flickr.com, pinterest.com and the websites of seaside museums and piers. Also:
Go Home on a Postcard: Vintage Seaside Photography
gohomeonapostcard. wordpress.com Simon Robinson’s website examines ‘walking pictures’, their history, themes, locations and photographic companies, and reproduces many images. A spin- off book will be released later this summer ( RRP £18.99). Photos of the Past: Seaside Photos This Flickr stream of images was recently created by James Morley, a collector of vintage photographs.