Alum Bay Pier, circa 1900 - 1925

Alum Bay Pier, circa 1900 - 1925

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Image Description

Location Pier at Alum Bay
Town Alum Bay, Isle of Wight
Technique/ material Photograph (glass plate negative)
Original size (mm) 165 mm x 120 mm
Artist/maker Unknown
Date circa 1900 to 1925
Description A positive image taken from a glass plate negative of the pier at Alum Bay. The pier opened on 5th August 1887 and steamers called there regularly as part of their passage between Island and mainland resorts. The pier was declared unsafe and closed in 1925. Nothing remains of it today.
Ref number NETCC: N.2001.370
Credit © Carisbrooke Castle Museum