RYDE - Esplanade

Isle of Wight

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Old postcards are sometimes poorly produced and grainy, I've done my best to scan them.

Dates are from the card or my estimate (where possible). The maker of the card is shown in brackets (where available).

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Ryde Pier Hotel

Ryde putting green

Ryde Pier Hotel (demolished) and entrance to the Pier 1908. (Dennis)

Ryde Putting Green showing a passing liner (Queen Mary?). (Salmon)

Ryde Esplanade looking east

Ryde Esplanade Gardens

Ryde Esplanade looking east, undated but around 1910,

showing on the left the entrance to the Royal Victoria Pier.

 Esplanade Gardens, Ryde around 1911

Ryde esplanade 1913

Ryde Western Esplanade

Ryde Esplanade, looking towards the pier with the 

railway cutting on the left, 1913. (Valentine)

Ryde Western Esplanade, Union Street is on the left, about 1910.

Ryde Eastern Esplanade

Ryde Western Esplanade

Ryde Eastern Esplanade and Sands from the 1920's.

Ryde Western Esplanade, showing the bandstand 1909. (Frith)

Ryde Canoe Lake 1905

Ryde Canoe Lake, 1905.

Ryde Canoe Lake, about 1910. (Peacock)

Ornamental Lake, Ryde

Ryde Canoe Lake 1960

Ryde Ornamental Lake, 1912. (Photochrom)

Ryde Canoe Lake, probably about 1960

Ryde canoe Lake from the east

A view from the eastern end of the Canoe Lake, probably during the 1950's. (Sweetman)

Ryde Pier

Ryde Town and Around

Quarr and Binstead

Wootton and Fishbourne

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4 August 2013