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Rural Britain Then and Now: A Celebration of the British Countryside

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Product description

Hardback book in very good condition with dustjacket, clipped.
Published in 2004
featuring Photographs from The Francis Frith Collection by Hunt, Roger [Foreword by Sir Simon Jenkins]

In 1860, Francis Frith began to take photographs of popular tourist destinations around Britain so holidaymakers could take home souvenirs to their visit. Over the next fifty years he and his team of photographers took thousands of photographs for Victorian tourist to paste into their albums. From churches to windmills by the camera and the resulting archive is not only a record of a century of social change but glimpse into Britain's past.

Through this remarkable collection of pictures, the story of the countryside unfolds. Brought up to date by contemporary photographs and information text from Roger hunt, Rural Britain then & now provides an evocative vision of rural life and will be enjoyed by lovers of the countryside past and present, ( notes from inner sleeve,)

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Author(s):
Hunt, Roger
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
9781844032945
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Cassell Ilustrated

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Hardback book in very good condition with dustjacket, clipped.
Published in 2004
featuring Photographs from The Francis Frith Collection by Hunt, Roger [Foreword by Sir Simon Jenkins]

In 1860, Francis Frith began to take photographs of popular tourist destinations around Britain so holidaymakers could take home souvenirs to their visit. Over the next fifty years he and his team of photographers took thousands of photographs for Victorian tourist to paste into their albums. From churches to windmills by the camera and the resulting archive is not only a record of a century of social change but glimpse into Britain's past.

Through this remarkable collection of pictures, the story of the countryside unfolds. Brought up to date by contemporary photographs and information text from Roger hunt, Rural Britain then & now provides an evocative vision of rural life and will be enjoyed by lovers of the countryside past and present, ( notes from inner sleeve,)

Author(s):
Hunt, Roger
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
9781844032945
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Cassell Ilustrated

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