In Unfamiliar England (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover, In Unfamiliar England]

Pictures from In Unfamiliar England by Thos. D. Murphy (Boston, 1910).

This is a book written by an American tourist. It has the advantage that it is in the public domain and the disadvantage that the text isn’t very good!

Title: In Unfamiliar England

Author: Murphy, Thos. D.

City: Boston

Date: 1910

Total items: 10

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Frontispiece: Sulgrave Manor]

Frontispiece: Sulgrave Manor

Sulgrave Manor, The Cradle of the Washingtons.
Painted especially for the author by Daniel Sherrin. [more...] [$]

[picture: Corfe Village and Castle]

Corfe Village and Castle

There has been a castle on this site for well over a thousand years. The buildings there now were started in the 11th century, but were slighted (made insignificant, or at least indefensible) after the English Civil War, probably in 1646. Even as a [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Whittington Castle, Shropshire (wallpaper version)]

Whittington Castle, Shropshire (wallpaper version)

This is a version of Whittington Castle resized and cropped so it fits on most computer desktops. [more...] [$]

[picture: Whittington Castle, Shropshire.]

Whittington Castle, Shropshire.

There was a castle here over a thousand years ago, but the current buildings probably date from the 1200s and later. [more...] [$]

[picture: Washington Brass, Sulgrave Church]

Washington Brass, Sulgrave Church

We followed the rough cobblestone walk to the church door, but could not gain admittance until the caretaker was found, for Sulgrave Church has been kept strictly under lock and key ever since one of the Washington brasses was stolen—by an American, of course—a few years ago. It is a small, rough, lichen-covered building, much restored, even to [...] [more...] [$]


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Pictures from In Unfamiliar England by Thos. D. Murphy (Boston, 1910).

This is a book written by an American tourist. It has the advantage that it is in the public domain and the disadvantage that the text isn’t very good!


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