On the beach at Whitby, North Yorkshire, c 1900.
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Photograph by A H Robinson. The arrival of the railways gave a great boost to seaside resorts and holiday traffic became an important source of pasenger revenue. The delights of Whitby's sands are advertised here in this panoramic view by Robinson, which once decorated the carriages of the North Eastern Railway (NER).