National Geographic : 1933 Apr
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE lNatural color rnotograph by Frank Wakeman WHERE LITTLE NELL AND HER GRANDFATHER FOUND REST Lovers of Dickens have identified Tong as the village Dickens had in mind when he wrote the closing chapters of " The Old Curiosity Shop." Villagers even point out the second cottage from the left as the heroine's last home ; though the present structure is of a much later date. (g rational GIeographic Society Natural Color Photograph by Bernard Wakeman EVEN THE WYE VALLEY RAILWAY STATIONS KEEP "IN CHARACTER" The neat stone structures harmonize with the architecture of the region. The station masters from Hereford to Chepstow take pride in their flower gardens, which afford brilliant splashes of color, conspicuous amid the prevailing green of the tree-clad hillsides.