This superb DVD
takes a fascinating look back at the Isle of Wight from the mid 19th
to the mid 20th century – probably the most dramatic period of
change in the Island’s history.
It looks at the
Island’s development as a favourite holiday destination; the growth
of its celebrated steam railways; explores the origins of some of
its best known traditions and recalls some memorable events in the
Island’s recent past.
for the DVD is based on extracts from the archives of the County
Press, which provide eye-witness accounts of the events as they
happened and an intimate insight into life on the Island in times