Moving Metropolis by Sheila Taylor
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Moving Metropolis
By Sheila Taylor

The Moving Metropolis

A History of London's Transport Since 1800

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Moving Metropolis by Sheila Taylor

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There are also contemporary photographs and engravings of the construction and operation of the network, its innovative posters and graphic design, the personalities and the architecture. The book is organised chronologically, each chapter containing an illustrated opening essay, numerous images with extensive captions, and feature boxes that focus on specific themes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781856692410
ISBN-10: 1856692418
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 175mm x 38mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Laurence King Publishing
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publish Date: 11-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Moving Metropolis by Sheila Taylor Moving Metropolis, Paperback (February 2003)

Presents the history of public transport in London from its beginnings in the early 19th century. Comprehensively illustrated, it covers all the main phases of the public transport system: early water transport, horse buses and trams, the steam underground, modern electric underground and buses.

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Author Biography - Sheila Taylor

Sheila Taylor is the curator of the Photographic Collection at the London Transport Museum. She is the author of A Journey through Time. Oliver Green was the first curator of the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden, and is the author of several books on London Transport, including Underground Art and Designed for London. He is currently Head of Museum Services for Buckinghamshire County Council.

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