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Drawn from the extensive archives of Warrington Museum, these fascinating images of old Warrington were captured by the town's amateur and professional cameramen from the infancy of the the Borough and of photography itself. Family albums, business archives, newspaper images, official record shots and picture postcards recall the days of the horseless carriage, narrow winding streets, half-timbered buildings, forgotten landmarks, royal visits, Warrington at work and at leisure. There are unique images of Gladstone and the cutting of the Manchester Ship Canal - but above all this book features ordinary people in their everyday lives - caught for a moment for posterity,
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Janice Hayes is the Principal Museum Manager at Warrington Museum where she researches the town's history and has helped to build up the photographic archive. This is her forth publication and includes many of her own images. She lectures widely on the Town's history to community groups and as a native of Warrington enjoys helping others to reminisce and to rediscover once-familiar landmarks.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR003680649
Book Description Nonsuch Publishing, 2005. Condition: Very Good. 1585144134. Seller Inventory # U9781845881863