Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .

Volume One - Into the Victorian Age - Penarth Dock and Ely Tidal Harbour - 1890's . .

May 1894 - Penarth Head from Penarth Dock Jetty.

• May 1894 - Penarth Head from Penarth Dock Jetty. A copy of a gorgeous photograph (tinted to soften the photocopy!) of the Penarth Dock Beach at low tide with its stone pitching, long washed away, protecting the beach and Marine Hotel, etc. Centrestage is the mobile passageway used for passengers to board the Penarth Ferry on their way to Pier Head, Bute Docks, Cardiff or in summertime, the Penarth Beach. A steam vessel is aground awaiting the tide and the end of Penarth Head may be  seen on the right of the image.

The original is held within the Glamorgan Archives. [Glamorgan Archive Reference : DXDR/8] [599] [20190409]

 

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