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[picture: Front cover of ``Warwick and Leamington'']

Pictures from Warwick and Leamington, Pictured by Ernest Haslehust [1866 – 1949] and Described by George Morley, Blackie & Son Limited, London and Glasgow, in the Beautiful England series (undated).

Yann Lovelock kindly pointed out to me that the tramway shown in the Eastgate painting was last used in 1930, so the paintings were clearly made before then; evidence in the text and also clothing worn by people in the pictures suggests that a date of approximately 1920 is likely. The illustrations are I think still copyright, as this book was produced in the UK and it’s less than 70 years since the death of the artist, so I have marked them as for non-commercial use only.

Title: Warwick and Leamington

Author: Morley, George

City: Glasgow

Date: 1920

Total items: 13

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Some sample images

[picture: The Leam at Leamington]

The Leam at Leamington

“For from leafy Leamington every old, historic, and romantic spot in the whole of Shakeslpeare’s classic land can be visited and inspected in a day’s ride in carriage, coach, or motor car.” (p. 32) [more...] [$]

[picture: In the Jephson Gardens, Leamington]

In the Jephson Gardens, Leamington

“Enter the Jephson Gardens now by this eastern end, and go right through to the Parade, and to the Pump Room and Gardens across the Parade. These handsoe Gardens take their title from the celebrated Dr. Jephson, who for many years was a resident of Leamington and made it his home, living in the elegant stonehouse at the corner of DaleStreet called [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Guy's Cliffe, Warwick]

Guy’s Cliffe, Warwick

“The Coventry road to Guy’s Cliffe is a royal and a literary road. Kings, queens, princes, poets, painters and authors have trodden it; also that luckless King’s favourite, Piers Gaveston, whose comely head fell from his shoulders upon Blacklow Hill, a few yards from the Cliffe, on 27th June, 1312, by order of that grim Earl of Warwick whom he in [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Leycester Hospital]

Leycester Hospital

These buildings mostly date from the 1570s; the site previously belonged to the Guild of the Holy Trinity and St George which was formed in 1383. The BBC has a panoramic tour. This building has been used as a setting in a number of television films, including Pride and Prejudice. [more...] [$]

[picture: Nathaniel Hawthorne's House]

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s House

“The way to Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘nest of a place’ is up the shady Holly Walk, which leads immediately out of the Royal Parade, [...] by the imposing Renaissance Town Hall and the [...] [more...] [$]


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Pictures from Warwick and Leamington, Pictured by Ernest Haslehust [1866 – 1949] and Described by George Morley, Blackie & Son Limited, London and Glasgow, in the Beautiful England series (undated).

Yann Lovelock kindly pointed out to me that the tramway shown in the Eastgate painting was last used in 1930, so the paintings were clearly made before then; evidence in the text and also clothing worn by people in the pictures suggests that a date of approximately 1920 is likely. The illustrations are I think still copyright, as this book was produced in the UK and it’s less than 70 years since the death of the artist, so I have marked them as for non-commercial use only.


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