Old Images of Ventnor on the Isle of Wight

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Ventnor isle of wight from the west cliff c1900
Old photo of Ventnor, Isle of Wight, taken from the west cliff sometime between 1890 and 1905. From the Detroit Publishing Company catalogue of 1905, which is now held in the Library of Congress archives.

Glimpse history with these fascinating old images of Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England.

Old Photos of Ventnor, Isle of Wight

closeup of old photo of Ventnor isle of wight from the west cliff c1900
Closeup of an old photo of Ventnor, Isle of Wight, taken from the west cliff sometime between 1890 and 1905. From the Detroit Publishing Company catalogue of 1905, which is now held in the Library of Congress archives.
old photo of Ventnor isle of wight from east cliff c1900
Old photo of Ventnor, Isle of Wight, taken from the east cliff sometime between 1890 and 1905. From the Detroit Publishing Company catalogue of 1905, which is now held in the Library of Congress archives.
Ventnor isle of wight from the sea c1900
Old photo of Ventnor, Isle of Wight, taken from sea sometime between 1890 and 1905. From the Detroit Publishing Company catalogue of 1905, which is now held in the Library of Congress archives.
closeup of old photo of Ventnor isle of wight from the sea c1900
Closeup of an old photo of Ventnor, Isle of Wight, taken from sea sometime between 1890 and 1905. From the Detroit Publishing Company catalogue of 1905, which is now held in the Library of Congress archives.
closeup of old photo of Ventnor isle of wight from the sea c1900
Closeup of an old photo of Ventnor, Isle of Wight, taken from sea sometime between 1890 and 1905. From the Detroit Publishing Company catalogue of 1905, which is now held in the Library of Congress archives.
Cliff walk Ventnor Isle of wight c1900
Old photo of Ventnor, Isle of Wight, taken from the cliff walk sometime between 1890 and 1905. From the Detroit Publishing Company catalogue of 1905, which is now held in the Library of Congress archives.
Steephill Cove Ventnor isle of wight c1900
Old photo of Steephill Cove at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, taken sometime between 1890 and 1905. From the Detroit Publishing Company catalogue of 1905, which is now held in the Library of Congress archives.
old photo of Ventnor isle of wight road to the undercliff c1900
Old photo of the road to the undercliff at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, taken sometime between 1890 and 1905. From the Detroit Publishing Company catalogue of 1905, which is now held in the Library of Congress archives.

Ventnor’s Cottage Hospital

The National Cottage Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest at Ventnor had 130 bedrooms, all south facing.

Ventnor’s cottage hospital closed in 1969.

Today, it’s the site of the beautiful Ventnor Botanical Garden, one of the Isle of Wight’s many visitor attractions and also services as a lovely wedding venue.

Cottage Hospital Ventnor Isle of wight c1900
Old photo of the Cottage Hospital at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, taken sometime between 1890 and 1905. From the Detroit Publishing Company catalogue of 1905, which is now held in the Library of Congress archives.

Ventnor Through Time

YouTube’s Time Travel Artist used a selection of old images to transform Ventnor as it was in 2020, back to how it looked in 1840.

Isle of Wight: Ventnor Through Time! (2020 to 1840): The Time Travel Artist (YouTube)

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