Oxford Then and Now
From the Henry Taunt Collection
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Oxford Then and Now by Malcolm Graham
Book DescriptionThis is a fascinating selection of images, taken from the works of Henry Taunt, Oxford's most celebrated Victorian photographer. The historical value of his work has long been recognised and this book includes over 150 of his finest images, which are compared and contrasted with the scene of today. Malcolm Graham, Taunt's biographer and one of Oxford's best-known local historians, provides a knowledgeable and illuminating text, while the modern photographs have been specially taken for this book by Laurence Waters. "Oxford Then & Now" will appeal to anyone who knows and loved this unique city, whether long-term resident or comparative newcomer.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750942249
(244mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Malcolm Graham
Oxford in the Great War, Paperback (November 2014)
The first full account of Oxford City and University during the Great War.
Oxford Then & Now, Hardback (November 2011)
A century ago, when Henry Taunt, Oxford's celebrated photographer, walked the city with his camera, Oxford was a city with a third of the population it boasts today. This title illustrates the changes that have occurred in this timeless city over the decades.
Banbury Then & Now, Hardback (October 2011)
Best known for its famous cross and delicious cakes, Banbury has been a market centre for many years, selling cattle and other livestock on its streets up until 1931.
Century of Oxford, Paperback (October 2007)» View all books by Malcolm Graham
Includes photographs which illustrates the transformation that has taken place in Oxford during the 20th century. This book offers an insight into the daily lives and living conditions of local people and gives the reader glimpses and details of familiar places during this century of change. It records the process of transformation.
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Author Biography - Malcolm Graham
DR MALCOLM GRAHAM is head of Oxfordshire Studies with Oxfordshire County Council, and he manages the county's extensive photographic archive of over 400,000 images. He has published extensively on the history of Oxford since the 1970s, including many titles for Sutton Publishing. Malcolm's first book was an illustrated biography of Henry Taunt (1973). LAURENCE WATERS is a professional photographer and author. Malcolm and Laurence both live in Oxford.
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