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Saturday, 14 February 2009

History of Dorset in pictures

Air raid posters, postcards, adverts, engravings and photographs are among hundreds of historic Dorset images now available to buy for the first time.

The Dorset History Centre, which was threatened amid cost-cutting last year, has opened up its archive and put copies of more than 300 unusual, attractive and striking documents for sale online.

Prints on offer cover a wide range of themes, including agriculture, maps, transport, churches and wartime – some dating back hundreds of years.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Saturday 14th February 2009

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