Through Glass: Norwich Skyline 1890s

I love a bit of glass, particularly when it shows the city spread out like this. Believed to have been taken in 1890 this is a magic lantern slide. It appear to have been taken from St James Hill. You’d probably struggle to replicate the shot now due to the amount of tree growth there is along the ridge to the fore of the ridge at the front of Pockthorpe and along the River Wensum. It appears to have been captured on a summer day, probably an afternoon looking at the westward shadows. It’s nice though, familar and yet...

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