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Railway Portraits

£30.00

Product description

Robert and Bruce Wheatley were given the freedom by their parents at ages 16 and 13 to roam the NSW railway network for up to a week at a time. They were accompanied by a 25mm camera and later, large format cameras. Their challenge was to capture on film the steam railway in all its beauty and grime, before the era ended. The b/w photographs and text reflect their love and passion for all things railway in Australia, from 1964 - 1979.

Item details

Added value:
Signed by Robert Wheatley
Author(s):
Robert and Bruce Wheatley
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0975245066
ISBN-13:
9780975245064
Number of pages:
112
Publisher:
WriteLite Pty Ltd., Australia

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About this item

Robert and Bruce Wheatley were given the freedom by their parents at ages 16 and 13 to roam the NSW railway network for up to a week at a time. They were accompanied by a 25mm camera and later, large format cameras. Their challenge was to capture on film the steam railway in all its beauty and grime, before the era ended. The b/w photographs and text reflect their love and passion for all things railway in Australia, from 1964 - 1979.

Added value:
Signed by Robert Wheatley
Author(s):
Robert and Bruce Wheatley
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0975245066
ISBN-13:
9780975245064
Number of pages:
112
Publisher:
WriteLite Pty Ltd., Australia

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