In pictures: Stonehenge tourism

Stonehenge’s long heritage as a tourist attraction comes under the spotlight this month, in an exhibition that features historical souvenirs, guidebooks, postcards and photographs

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An Amesbury resident at the turnstile for Stonehenge, 1935 © Wiltshire Swindon History Centre and J Fuller

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Early child and adult Stonehenge admission tickets, dated 19 August 1934 © English Heritage

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The first guidebook to Stonehenge, printed in 1823 © English Heritage

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An early photograph of a visitor to Stonehenge © English Heritage

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An early postcard of Stonehenge, from the turn of the century © English Heritage

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An early ‘tinted’ postcard of Stonehenge © English Heritage

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An example of late 19th century china depicting Stonehenge, before the tallest Sarsen stone was set straight © English Heritage

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Wish You Were Here! is on show at the Stonehenge Visitor Centre, Wiltshire, until Spring 2016. For more information visit the English Heritage website.