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This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780750942249
ISBN-10: 075094224X
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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