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Waterloo Crescent & Esplanade, Dover

Waterloo Crescent & Esplanade, Dover

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: 10348.bbb.38

Item number: 16

Genre: Photograph

The White Cliffs provide a backdrop for the busy beach and fine esplanade at Dover in Kent. Dover is the closest town on the British mainland to Continental Europe, with Calais being just 21 miles away. Construction work began on the houses along Waterloo Crescent in 1834.

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