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This fascinating collection, taken from the original glass-plate negatives, showcases some of the very best of local photographer Luke Bagshaw's images of Doncaster at the turn of the last century. Balby Laundry, E.H Booth's grocers, Bell Brother's jewellers, W.E. Clark's cycle shop and countless others are all captured in Bagshaw's beautiful images. Each photograph is accompanied by a detailed caption giving the full history of the shop or scene. With more than 190 images of stores, street scenes, new buildings (including the theatre, racecourse and power station) rising, and the trams and carriages of yesteryear, this book captures the Doncaster of the past. It is an essential guide for lovers of photography and for anyone with an interest in the history of the area.
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Peter Tuffreyhas been writing and collecting photographs and postcards for many years. He is the author of many local history titles, including Doncaster 1950s-1960s, and Doncaster: Through the Lens of Luke Bagshaw. He lives in Doncaster."
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Book Description The History Press Ltd, 2009. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 128 pages. 9.13x6.46x0.39 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0752448374