Newport, Carisbrooke & Parkhurst – Phillip Blanchard


In Phillip Blanchard’s intriguing collection of Newport, Carisbrooke and Parkhurst, the Isle of Wight’s largest town is recreated in over 200 photographs.


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Newport, Carisbrooke & Parkhurst by Phillip Blanchard

In this intriguing selection of old images of Newport and district, the Isle of Wight’s largest town is evocatively recreated in over 200 photographs, postcards and engravings from the author’s own collection and other private sources. This collection gives an insight into everyday life in and around Newport from late Victorian times to the 1960s. The people who occupied these places are wonderfully preserved in this book carrying out their daily island duties and responding to the events that have shaped the Isle of Wight’s history.