This is Potters one of the greengrocers in Margate I am guessing, from the collar shape mostly, that the photo was taken between 1902 and 1910. If you are interested in dating old photos it's the curved tips
you need to look out for.
I do wonder how vegetarians viewed this display, maybe some inspiration for Chesterton's poem fist published in 1914here is the link
The main reason for building piers around our coast was to give enough depth of water for paddle steamers, Ramsgate already had a paddle steamer quay on the end of the east pier, making the building of a pier here pretty much pointless , it's an interesting story of misplaced Victorian enterprise.
We did price and put out some 1940s Rupert annuals today, these are getting fairly thin on the ground, so I don't suppose we will have them for very long.
here is the link to the photos of the books that went out today
Back when I learnt to read in the 1950s there was very little available for children learning to read, Janet and John at school but the Ladybird Peter and Jane which adds one new word per page, were yet to be invented.
My infant school friend and I struggled with Noddy and the rhymes under the pictures in Rupert, most of the other stuff was very difficult and caught in a time-lapse with servants and kitchen ranges which were alien country to us.