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Fine Art Print : The flooded Watering Lane in Faversham, Kent. 1937

The flooded Watering Lane in Faversham, Kent. 1937


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The flooded Watering Lane in Faversham, Kent. 1937

The flooded Watering Lane in Faversham, Kent.

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Media ID 10985035

© John Topham /

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20"x16" (+3" Border) Fine Art Print

Experience the rich history of Faversham, Kent, with this stunning Fine Art Print from Media Storehouse. Captured in 1937 by renowned photographer John Topham of TopFoto, this image of The Flooded Watering Lane transports you back in time. Witness the unique charm of this historic town as it was once engulfed by the waters, expertly preserved in this high-quality print. Add a touch of history and character to your space with this beautiful Fine Art Print.

20x16 image printed on 26x22 Fine Art Rag Paper with 3" (76mm) white border. Our Fine Art Prints are printed on 300gsm 100% acid free, PH neutral paper with archival properties. This printing method is used by museums and art collections to exhibit photographs and art reproductions.

Our fine art prints are high-quality prints made using a paper called Photo Rag. This 100% cotton rag fibre paper is known for its exceptional image sharpness, rich colors, and high level of detail, making it a popular choice for professional photographers and artists. Photo rag paper is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print. If you can afford to spend more on a higher quality paper, then Photo Rag is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 50.8cm x 40.6cm (20" x 16")

Estimated Product Size is 66cm x 55.9cm (26" x 22")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


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This print captures a moment frozen in time - the flooded Watering Lane in Faversham, Kent, during the year 1937. Taken by renowned photographer John Topham, this image transports us back to a different era - the interwar period of the twentieth century. The scene depicts an ordinary street transformed into an extraordinary waterway. The road is completely submerged under several feet of water, creating a surreal and almost dreamlike atmosphere. A lone car can be seen partially submerged as it struggles to navigate through the floodwaters. Nearby buildings stand tall amidst this watery chaos, their stoic presence contrasting with the surrounding turmoil. Intriguingly, children are also present in this snapshot of history. They appear unfazed by the unusual circumstances, perhaps even finding joy or adventure in this unexpected turn of events. Their youthful innocence adds a touch of humanity to an otherwise desolate landscape. Topham's masterful use of monochrome enhances both the drama and nostalgia evoked by this photograph. It serves as a powerful reminder that nature has its own way of asserting dominance over human endeavors. As we gaze upon this remarkable image from Europeana Photography collection, we are reminded not only of Faversham's past but also our own vulnerability in face of natural forces beyond our control.

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