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Captured by the photographer's timeless eye, spanning the years between 1912 and 1953, this volume of superb pictures will give hours of delight and pleasure to those interested in England and its people, documenting as it does the changing character of urban streets and rural landscapes through the first half of this century. And for lovers of fine photography everywhere, Father Browne's England is a treasure-trove of great images.
The photographs encompass urban England from Chester to Great Yarmouth, from Durham to Southampton, including street and park scenes, architecture and antiquities from East Anglia, Liverpool, Oxford, Northampton, Bristol; the great cathedrals of England - Ely, Norwich, Canterbury, Durham, Westminster, York, Bath Abbey; the landscapes of rural England; the seaside, sailing and river boating; the sights of the capital - on the streets of London, views of Tower Bridge, Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace; travel - early motoring, trains, the London 'tubes'; and through all, the people of England at work and at play.
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WOLFHOUND PRESS HB/DJ,1996 1ST EDITION,PHOTOSSynopsis:
Forming part of the "Father Browne" series, this title focuses on people and places in England. The photographs and accompanying text capture England - its landscape, cities, towns, traditions and values - from the early-1900s up to 1950. The photographs encompass urban life, from Chester to Great Yarmouth, from Durham to Southampton - including street and park scenes, architecture and antiquities from East Anglia, Liverpool, Oxford, Northampton and Bristol. Also featured are the cathedrals of Ely, Norwich, Canterbury, Durham, Westminster, and York, and Bath Abbey, and the stations and sights of London, including Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park Corner and Trafalgar Square.
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