Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Picture of Boots the Chemist in Harbour Street Ramsgate and a few others

Click on the picture to expand it and then click on it to expand it again. I think I remember this building as Timothy Whites, I have finished work in the bookshop for the day and am writing this at home, which is a nuisance when it comes to dating phots. If I were writing this in the bookshop I would just look it up in the directories, I did try using the internet to find out but have tired of websites trying to sell me cosmetics I don’t use. Does anyone know when Boots was in Harbour Street.   
I think this one is abut the same time but looking the other way.
The first two pictures are freshly scanned so here is the link to where you can download the high definition versions https://photos.app.goo.gl/UiipDUHhq8X1hVYt1

In the bookshop I am noticing a stronger demand for what I think of as dated modern fiction, this is the type of book that falls somewhere between the pulp fiction and the potential literary classic. A fair amount of these went out on the shelves today, here is the link to the pictures of them http://michaelsbookshop.blogspot.co.uk/2017/10/wilt-in-bookshop.html

 

1 comment:

  1. Timothy Whites was next door towards town centre - last part of Boots was down some steps and contained their lending library (c1960)

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