Richmond Past

We’ve stumbled across (and then tweeted) a number of great old images of Richmond, so it seemed like a smart idea to share them here.

Ernest R. Fox painted this view of the Richmond Riverside in 1884

Ernest R. Fox painted this view of the Richmond Riverside in 1884

This colour photochrome of Richmond Riverside was taken sometime between 1890 and 1910.

This colour photochrome of Richmond Riverside was taken sometime between 1890 and 1910.

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Hampton Wick, 1895

Hampton Court Palace, undated

Hampton Court Palace, undated

Postcard of Richmond Riverside from the early 20th Century

Postcard of Richmond Riverside from the early 20th Century (via Postcards of the Past)

Charabanc in Church St, Twickenham

Charabanc in Church St, Twickenham (photo via Twickenham Museum)

1911 Postcard of Kew Gardens

1911 Postcard of Kew Gardens (via Postcards of the Past)

Star and Garter Hotel in the 1890's

Star and Garter Hotel in the 1890’s (via Old UK photos)

The forecourt of Twickenham Station in about 1900. At this time the station was at low level on the west side of the road bridge.

The forecourt of Twickenham Station in about 1900. At this time the station was at low level on the west side of the road bridge. (photo via Twickenham Museum)

Richmond Riverside 1937

Richmond Riverside 1937

For more images, we recommend visiting Twickenham MuseumPostcards of the Past and Old Uk Photos – we have used a few of their pics here.

And finally – if you fancy watching a video…