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Rural Britain : then & now.

Author: Roger Hunt; Francis Frith; Francis Frith Collection.
Publisher: London : Cassell Illustrated, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1860, Francis Frith began to take photographs of popular tourist destinations round Britain so holidaymakers could take home souvenirs of their visit. Over the next 50 years he and his team of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Francis Frith Collection
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Hunt; Francis Frith; Francis Frith Collection.
ISBN: 1844030431 9781844030439
OCLC Number: 56647806
Notes: Features photographs from the Francis Frith Collection.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction; The Rural Setting - landscape, topography, the seasons; The Heart of the Village - the 'big house', the church, the village shop, pubs and tea rooms; Working the Land - the crops, livestock, harvest and haymaking, gamekeeping; Communication, Trades and Industry - roads and railways, industry and mining, mills and milling; The Community - the people, rural fashions, class, WI and clubs, fairs and festivities
Responsibility: Roger Hunt ; foreword by Simon Jenkins.

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