. The Street railway journal . cts of morethan ordinary interest. On leaving Cosham agood view is obtained of Portsmouth with itsancient castle, where, during the French Revo-lution, nearly 8000 prisoners were confined;as also were the Dutch prisoners taken at thebattle of Camperdown in 1797. From the top of Portsdown Hill, nearly 400ft. high, a magnificent view of both sea andland is obtained. The dockyard, the town hall and the parishchurch of St. Marys stand out in bold relief. Beyond Ports-mouth is seen the Isle of Wight with all its beauties of hillsand dales, downs and cliffs. Continuing

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. The Street railway journal . cts of morethan ordinary interest. On leaving Cosham agood view is obtained of Portsmouth with itsancient castle, where, during the French Revo-lution, nearly 8000 prisoners were confined;as also were the Dutch prisoners taken at thebattle of Camperdown in 1797. From the top of Portsdown Hill, nearly 400ft. high, a magnificent view of both sea andland is obtained. The dockyard, the town hall and the parishchurch of St. Marys stand out in bold relief. Beyond Ports-mouth is seen the Isle of Wight with all its beauties of hillsand dales, downs and cliffs. Continuing

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