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THROUGH THE LENS

ONE CLICK. JERSEY CAUGHT ON CAMERA

The Jersey Evening Post has been recording Island life since 1890. Now, it’s huge photograph collection is in the hands of Jersey Archive and the task of digitising it has begun. Former JEP Chief Photographer Peter Mourant chooses some of his favourite shots from the 1930s and 1940s…

 

Film was scarce during the German Occupation of Jersey. For a long time we thought we knew every photograph taken at the Liberation in May 1945. But now new images have come to light...