The Platform, Southampton, Hampshire

The Platform, Southampton, Hampshire
Photograph taken 1860 - 1922 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC39/00484

Town children swim and paddle in the Solent near the saluting battery with its line of cannons. The huge mass of the former South Western Hotel can be seen in the background.

Location

Southampton Southampton

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

people children water swimming play gun cannon clothing Victorian (1837 - 1901)