Cowes old picture postcards (the sea front)

Cowes - the sea frontCowes, the RiverCowes, the townCowes, the ferries

Guide - circa 1900

(Click on an image to get a larger version of the picture)
dates, where given, usually refer to the date on the postmark

Cowes harbour
Cowes Harbour
contributed by Barry Sowerby
Victoria Pier, Cowes
Victoria Pier, Cowes

The Cowes Victoria Pier opened in 1902, demolished 1960's (re piers.org.uk)

Cowes Victoria Pier
Cowes Victoria Pier
Cowes Victoria Pier
Cowes Victoria Pier (1911)
Cowes Esplanade and Victoria Pier
Cowes Esplanade and Victoria Pier

Cowes front
Cowes front
contributed by Barry Sowerby
Cowes Parade and Pier
Cowes Parade and Pier - 1934

Cowes Parade
Cowes Parade
Cowes Parade and Pier
Cowes Parade and Pier

West Cowes - Gloster Hotel 1917
West Cowes - Gloster Hotel - 1917
Cowes Esplanade
Cowes Esplanade - 1912
contributed by Pat Tuffin

West Cowes - Promenade<
West Cowes - Promenade
RYS Landing Stage - 1913
RYS Landing Stage - 1913

Cowes Parade 1908
Cowes Parade - 1908
contributed by Barry Sowerby
Royal Yacht Squadron Clubhouse  Cowes
Royal Yacht Squadron Clubhouse
Cowes - Royal Yacht Squadron
Royal Yacht Squadron
1912
Cowes Week - Royal Yacht Osborne
Cowes Week
with Royal Yacht Osborne
Cowes Week
Cowes Week
with, possibly, PS Lorna Doone
Cowes Regatta
Cowes Regatta - 1928
Royal Yacht Squadron 
from the sea
Royal Yacht Squadron
from the sea
Anglers at Cowes
Anglers at Cowes Parade
contributed by Donald Catterall

Cowes - The Green
Cowes, the Green
presented to Cowes as a public open space by George Stephenson in 1863
Royal Yacht Squadron
Royal Yacht Squadron - 1928

The text of the card reads:
"Dear M & D,
Just got here,
soon going home,
nice weather
rotten place
shops shut
King at tea "

Nice to know they enjoyed their visit !

contributed by Pat Tuffin
Cowes - Egypt Point
Cowes - Egypt Point

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