Thursday Flashback: Royal Albert Drive

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Looking towards the Castle the broad expanse of Royal Albert Drive can been in this picture.

The footpath on the right of the picture leads to and from Clarence Gardens. In the middle distance is the North Bay Pier which dates the picture to pre 1905 when the pier was swept away during a violent storm in January of that year.

Photo reproduced courtesy of the Max Payne collection. Reprints can be ordered with proceeds going to local charities. Telephone 0330 1230203 and quote this reference number YRN-160122-154227050.