Victorian photos show Southsea at its finest | Nostalgia

Today we have a collection of historic pictures, all from the Getty Images agency, which show how popular Southsea was about 130 years ago.

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Crowds watching a Punch and Judy show at Southsea, about 1895. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images.
Crowds watching a Punch and Judy show at Southsea, about 1895. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

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Crowds and a row of bathing machines on the beach at Southsea in the 1890s. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

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Crowds at Southsea in 1900. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images.
Ponies on Southsea Common in the 1890s. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images.
A street in Southsea, 1892. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images.