This intriguing second selection of over 200 photographs, glass and other negatives has been compiled using the collections held at the Blake Museum, Bridgwater. Many of the images included in this volume are from the celebrated Bridgwater photographer Douglas Allen who established his photographic studios in Friarn Street, Bridgwater in 1948. These photographs are largely from the early period of the studio's life - from around 1954 to 1960 - and reflect the changes that have taken place in Bridgwater during the second half of the twentieth century. In addition to the photographs of local commerce and industry, and those from his work for the Bridgwater Mercury, Douglas Allen also compiled those of a more personal nature; specialising in photographs of family groups and occasions such as weddings, birthdays and anniversaries. Some of these are contained within this volume and provide the reader with a fascinating insight into the social history of the people and places that have shaped this historic town. From images of everyday experiences of school, work and shopping to special occasions like coronation celebrations and carnivals, "Bridgwater: The Second Selection" documents the people and places of this fascinating Somerset town.
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Descripción Tempus, 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0752424440
Descripción Tempus, 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0752424440
Descripción 2001. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2nd. 163mm x 10mm x 229mm. Paperback. This book is part of the Images of England series, which uses old photographs and archived images to show the history of various local areas in England, through their streets,.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 128 pages. 0.227. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780752424446