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History of Southampton, Hampshire in photos

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Geography: Southampton located on the south coast of England and is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. It is 75 miles (121 km) south-west of London and 19 miles (31 km) north-west of Portsmouth. Southampton is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest. It lies at the northernmost point of Southampton Water at the confluence of the Rivers Test and Itchen, with the River Hamble joining to the south of the urban area. The city's name is sometimes abbreviated in writing to "So'ton" or "Soton", and a resident of Southampton is called a Sotonian.

Date of foundation: circa 43 AD

Population: 253 651

Ceremonial county: Hampshire

Southampton. Above Bar, circa 1900's
Above Bar, circa 1900's
Southampton. Arundel Tower, circa 1900's
Arundel Tower, circa 1900's
Southampton. Below Bar, circa 1910's
Below Bar, circa 1910's
Southampton. Brockenhurst Park, Mai 1915
Brockenhurst Park, Mai 1915
Southampton. Cobden bridge
Cobden bridge
Southampton. Cross House
Cross House
Southampton. High Street
High Street
Southampton. High Street
High Street
Southampton. High Street
High Street
Southampton. Netley Hospital, circa 1900's
Netley Hospital, circa 1900's
Southampton. Old House
Old House
Southampton. Old Walls
Old Walls
Southampton. Pier, between 1890 and 1900
Pier, between 1890 and 1900
Southampton. South Shore, between 1890 and 1900
South Shore, between 1890 and 1900
Southampton. Stag Gates
Stag Gates
Southampton. The Avenue
The Avenue
Southampton. The Avenue
The Avenue
Southampton. The Avenue, between 1890 and 1900
The Avenue, between 1890 and 1900
Southampton. The Bargate, 1905
The Bargate, 1905
Southampton. The Empress Dock
The Empress Dock
Southampton. The Esplanade
The Esplanade
Southampton. The Park amd Palmerston Statue
The Park amd Palmerston Statue
Southampton. The Tudor House
The Tudor House
Southampton. Westgate, between 1890 and 1900
Westgate, between 1890 and 1900

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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