More people than ever are feeling the need to get out into the countryside and enjoy the space and freedom it offers. For some this is a new experience, for others it is a familiar retreat.
Author: NICK. OAKLEY
Category: Landscape photography
More people than ever are feeling the need to get out into the countryside and enjoy the space and freedom it offers. For some this is a new experience, for others it is a familiar retreat. Surrey Landscapes is the first book of its kind to explore the natural spaces of the county through stunning photography, providing not only a greater appreciation of what it has to offer, but also the inspiration for others to enjoy it more. The images take you on a journey through the scenic and seasonal wonders of Surrey, showcasing both the iconic locations with big vistas that attract countless visitors each year and those intimate views that are less well known and off the beaten trackDesign: The book has been designed with a contemporary feel, photographs printed across the double page to draw the viewer into the moment. Each image is accompanied by a title, location and short caption that offers greater understanding of the photograph as well as the countryside through details about the local history, geology or geography. Foreword: The foreword has been written by one of the world's leading landscape photographers, Charlie Waite. He is a prodigious author, founder of the Landscape Ph
This vintage book contains an insightful account based on the author's lifelong experiences in Surrey, England during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Author: Gertrude Jekyll
Category: Biography & Autobiography
This vintage book contains an insightful account based on the author's lifelong experiences in Surrey, England during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It is a chronicle of the ways and lives of the older working class people of the area with whom the author was familiar, who represented to the author a dying breed belonging to a soon-to-be bygone era. Gertrude Jekyll (1843 - 1932) was a British garden designer, horticulturist, photographer, craftswoman, artist, and writer. She is responsible for designing and creating over 400 gardens in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, as well as writing more than 1,000 articles for related magazines. She is credited with having had a significant influence on gardening by both British and American enthusiasts. Contents include: Cottages and Farms," "The Old Furniture of Cottage and Farmhouse," "The Cottage Fireside," "Candle-Light and Candlesticks," "Cottage Ornaments," "Crockers and Table Ware," "Home Industries," "Carious Articles Found in Cottages," "Tools and Rural Industries," Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on homesteading.
The Museum of Farnham for the use of photographs from the John Henry Knight collection. Bexhill Museum and the Curator, Miss Brenda Mason.
Author: Aylwin Guilmant
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
Surrey, one of England's smallest counties, has for centuries embodied contrasts in style and appearance. In the north where its boundary is the Thames, there is industrial and, more recently, suburban London, and further South, are the more rural areas of the Downs and Weald, which were the playground for 'Londoners' for centuries.
These photographs of female inmates in the Surrey Asylum gave Diamond a record of the patient's facial expressions to study and also served the ...
Author: Gordon Baldwin
Publisher: Getty Publications
The J. Paul Getty Museum’s collection of over one hundred thousand images is among the most comprehensive holdings of rare and important photographs in the world. It ranges from daguerreotypes to work by contemporary photographers such as Frederick Sommer and Manuel Alvarez Bravo. The fifty selections in this volume include Walker Evans’s Citizen in Downtown Havana, The Whisper of the Muse by Julia Margaret Cameron, and Georgia O’Keeffe: A Portrait by Alfred Stieglitz, as well as photographs by Carleton Watkins, André Kertész, Man Ray, Lisette Model, and many others. Each image is described in detail by the curatorial staff of the Department of Photographs at the Getty Museum.
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The author makes it clear that these are best experienced on foot and, although they are linear, the network of railways and horse-drawn coach routes was so extensive, that walkers could return to their starting point with ease.
Author: Andrew Gill
In the late 19th century, Surrey was a popular destination for day trippers and tourists and detailed guide books were available to help them make the most of their stay. This 60 page booklet combines text from 'Black's Guide to Surrey', with historical photographs from the Keasbury-Gordon Photograph Archive.It is in three parts. The first is thirty photographs, taken between the 1890s and 1930s of towns and villages referred to in the text .... Croydon, Westerham, Sutton, Guildford, Dorking and many more. The second part describes a number of 'road excursions'. The author makes it clear that these are best experienced on foot and, although they are linear, the network of railways and horse-drawn coach routes was so extensive, that walkers could return to their starting point with ease. The final section is a fascinating history and general description of Surrey. The text and the photographs complement each other and enable us to travel back in time to visit this delightful, English county, over one hundred years ago.
At Home in the Institution examines space and material culture in asylums, lodging houses and schools in Victorian and Edwardian England, and explores the powerful influence of domesticity on all three institutional types.
... Cambridge University 46 Reigate Priory School Museum 1305 Reigate , Surrey 1293 Rhodes Memorial Museum Collection 308 Rhondda Borough
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Photographic Survey and Record of Surrey (reproduced by permission of Surrey ... 92 These photographs, showing the church as a freestanding object of ...
Author: Elizabeth Edwards
Publisher: Duke University Press
"In the camera as historian, the groundbreaking historical and visual anthropologist Elizabeth Edwards works with an archive of neraly 55,000 photographs taken by 1,000 photographers, mostly unknown until now." -- Inside cover.