Sample Pictures (Photographs and Illustrations)

The Ward Lock guides reflect the period of publication through the various photographs included.  Some of the earlier books, in the late 19th century, used illustrations instead, some of them in colour.  Typical examples follow below and at left, with links to view the corresponding pictures or pages:

Subject or Description of Picture from guide date
Illustrated picturesque scene with horseman English Lakes 1895
Illustration of Windermere Ferry (in colour) English Lakes 1895
Illustration of William Wordsworth's grave English Lakes 1895
Illustration of small boat on lake English Lakes 1895
The Eiffel Tower Paris 1903
The Champs Elysées Paris 1903
Yacht race Cromer 1903
Beach bathing machines Cromer 1903
Launching the lifeboat Cromer 1903
Rural horse-drawn transportation Cromer 1903
A public house Cromer 1903
Coastline fisherman Cromer 1903
A wherry on the water Cromer 1903
Ann Hathaway cottage Stratford 1910
Minehead Pier Minehead 1913
A Hobbyhorse Minehead 1913
Shorwell village Isle of Wight 1932
Brighstone village Isle of Wight 1932
Buckingham Palace London c1940
Windsor from River Thames London c1940
Aldwych & the Strand London c1940
The Strand London c1940