William Salt Library
If you are looking for a different idea for a gift, a print from a selection of local historical views from the William Salt Library's superb collection illustrative sources might just solve the problem for the person who has everything.
Distant View of Stafford from East, 19th century
Water colour painting [WSL SV IX.15e].
Market Square, Stafford, 1841
Steel engraving (tinted) [WSL SV IX.21a].
High House, Stafford, c1870's
Coloured print [WSL M530/1 p. 41].
Stafford Windmill, 19th century
Coloured print [WSL 237/00].
Stafford Town Map, 1610
Inset taken from John Speed's Map of Staffordshire, 1610 [WSL Staffordshire County Maps Folder Volume 1].
Stafford Town 'Drinks Map', c1880
Map of the centre of Stafford depicting the locations of all the public houses in the town [WSL 7/217/00 outsize].
These views are available unframed and unmounted as an A4 reproduction on art paper at £6-50 each UK or £7.50 each Overseas including post and packing.
If you would like to obtain a copy, contact the William Salt Library at 19 Eastgate Street, Stafford ST16 2LZ, Tel 01785-278372. Cheques should be made payable to the William Salt Library and please make sure you specify which one you want in your order.