Ullswater 55 years ago

by David Murray on 17 December 2010

in Cumbria, Lakes, Photographs, Ullswater

Yesterday I mentioned an excellent Winter Breaks deal at the Leeming House, overlooking Ullswater. (Later note added: This was a time-limited offer in late-2010, but click here for up-to-date details of this very nice hotel).

Today, though, I thought I’d put up a black and white photo of Ullswater from Purse Point – fifty-five years ago.  It’s from the Francis Frith collection which includes a remarkable range of photos of Lake District places, many going back into 19th century.  Click on the picture to look for more.

Photo of Ullswater, Purse Point c1955, ref. U4001

Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith.

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