Our sleuths have finally identified the mystery photograph we posted last year…
- St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex
… it is St Leonards on Sea, Hastings. We also found out what all the people on the promenade are looking at…
- An exceptional wave approaches
Everyone runs for cover in the shelter at the centre of the picture…
The wave crashes against the promenade
…as the wave engulfs the promenade…
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Great picture! I grew up in Hastings so always interested to see these old pictures.
Thanks – we have now found more pictures from the area and will be putting them on the blog soon.