browsable peeks into the British past
October 28, 2008 5:37 PM   Subscribe

Odeon cinemas l Domestic service in Victorian and Edwardian England l English house and brickwork l Merchant Palaces l Stonehenge: presentation and interpretation are among dozens of Photo Essays on ViewFinder: A browsable picture library of historic images from The National Monuments Record at English Heritage.

Many of the photo essays have links at the end to other related sites, like at the end of William Morris and the Arts & Crafts Movement.
posted by nickyskye (6 comments total) 16 users marked this as a favorite
Oh man, and I was going to go to bed early tonight. ;-) These are terrific -- thanks!
posted by chihiro at 5:58 PM on October 28, 2008

This is awesome!
posted by parmanparman at 6:15 PM on October 28, 2008

Really great post; loving it. I also love the word lintel.
posted by heyho at 8:06 PM on October 28, 2008

I'll look forward to a leisurely look through these pictures... thank you.
posted by jokeefe at 9:29 PM on October 28, 2008

Cool stuff. I poked around a bit on my own and found that the "merchant palace" Broughton Hall is now a school.
posted by exogenous at 7:13 AM on October 29, 2008

exogenous, hey, that's Hogwarts.
posted by nickyskye at 5:30 PM on October 29, 2008

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