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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: Warwick Castle from the River]

Warwick Castle from the River

The towers of Warwick Castle are silhouetted against a sunset; smoke from the chimneys of two thatched cottages rises up against trees in autumn foliage. In the [...] [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: 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: The East Gate, Warwick]

The East Gate, Warwick

...the beholder now looks down a narrow street, on each side of which here and there are dwelling-houses preserving their Elizabethan aspect, and at the further end of which, looming up like the background to a stage scene, stands, in all the grandeur of centuries of decay, the ancient East Gate of the town – all, indeed, that remains of a building ornamental [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Parade and Pump Room, Leamington]

The Parade and Pump Room, Leamington

“Crossing the gay Parade from the Jephson Gardens just at its very gayest here, the Grand Pump Rooms and Baths, erected in 1813 at a cost of £30,000, and greatly enlarged and improved since, stand before us, with their imposing colonnade supported by Roman Doric pillars, their spacious gardens, with a picturesque kiosk for the band in the centre, [...] [more...] [$]


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Guy's Cliffe ·Leamington ·Warwick ·Warwickshire

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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