These old paintings and postcards of Worthing portray the town’s beauty from a time bygone. Today in Worthing, we can still see glimpses of remaining architectural gems that have miraculously survived attempts by Worthing’s town planners to destroy our heritage views.
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Old paintings and postcards of Worthing
Worthing Gallery No. 1 – Old Prints of Worthing
Gallery No. 2 – Old Photographs of Worthing
Remaining architectural gems and views from Worthing can still be seen, and you can find some of them in the Worthing Photo Gallery on this website.
The images shown on this page of old paintings and postcards of Worthing are of low resolution. The section below details where you can find and download high-resolution images in cases where a creative commons license is available.
Worthing Gallery No. 1
Views of England in the Photochrom print collection between 1890 and 1900. First five prints.
The Pier Head, Worthing. 1907. This postcard was purchased by South Coast View and is not offered for download from this website.
Worthing Gallery No. 2
Worthing Pier. 1950. Worthing Pier, 1950 by Les Whitcomb, CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
East Promenade, Worthing 1956 by Les Whitcomb, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
Home Guard exercises in Worthing. Between 1939 and 1945.
The following postcards are from the private collection of South Coast View and are not offered for download from this website.
Free library, Chapel Road, Worthing. Postmarked 1916.
Postcard of Worthing. Postmarked 1927.
Old life boat house, Marine Parade, Worthing. Postmarked 1910.
High Street, Tarring, Worthing. Postmarked 1930.
I highly recommend the Bygone Worthing Facebook Group, where you can see a rich collection of Worthing photos from times past.
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