Picturing England PDF å Hardcover

Picturing England PDF å Hardcover

Picturing England [BOOKS] ⚣ Picturing England Author Mike Evans – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk Photographers have taken pictures of England’s buildings and landscapes since the invention of the medium making images of the traces of past societies as well as photographing the new buildings aro Photographers have taken pictures of England’s buildings and landscapes since the invention of the medium making images of the traces of past societies as well as photographing the new buildings around them They have done so for many reasons to capture the picturesue; to make a living or a souvenir; to promote or to condemn; to record what is disappearing or to reveal what is normally hidden The formats and types of photograph they have used have been over time just as various from the rare and special image such as the first calotype to the ubiuitous digital photograph Collectively these photographers both famous and anonymous have changed the way we see and understand our environment This book features over striking photographs from the Historic England Archive an unparalleled collection of million images on England’s buildings and landscapes Viewed collectively its photographic collections record the changing face of England from the beginning of photography to the present day They form a remarkable national asset a huge memory bank that helps us understand and interpret the past informs the present and assists with future management and appreciation of the historic environment With informative essays and captions by the authors this book will appeal to anyone with an interest in photography architecture archaeology or social history.


2 thoughts on “Picturing England

  1. Peter Peter says:

    UpdateFebruary 25th 2017A splendid guide to some amazing streets and buildings of England that no longer exist This visually stunning guide to architecture and photography from the 1840's to now is a book everyone should have on their shelvesThis was a looong pleasurable readUpdate December 10thIt's our wedding anniversary today and look what I gotWife gave this to me 12 o'clock last night and spent until 230 am reading this or looking at some of the most remarkable photos from the 1830's onwardsThe picture on the front is from 1933 and five years later it was pulled down to make a new road There is a picture of Holborn viaduct under construction 40000 buildings were demolished to make way for itWill add a proper review later but five stars already speaks loudly enoughDecember 4thHELLO friends My daughter Natasha is on here so can you all let her know I really really want this for CHRISTMASJUST LOOK AT THAT GORGEOUS COVER


  2. Daniel Daniel says:

    Excellent collection of photos and also a nice and thorough detailed historical account of the development of architectural photography The last part is particularly interesting to show the serial photos of some sites


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