Cardiff: Then & Now (BOK)

Brian Lee, Amanda Harvey

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From the 1860s, residents of the town were commenting sadly on the rapid changes that were taking place, and at least one local artist found a ready market for his views of disappearing landmarks. What those long gone residents would think of the Cardiff of today one can only imagine. This compelling book doesn't contain any artist's impressions - things have moved along a bit since then - but a selection of fascinating old photographs paired with modern ones taken from the same spot as those photographers of a century or so ago. Many of Cardiff's landmark buildings have been demolished, luckily many also remain and are still recognisable. Younger readers will be able to visit places of entertainment, work and worship that their parents or grandparents have told them about, while for older readers it will be a real walk down Memory Lane.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Amanda Harvey, Brian Lee
The History Press
ISBN 9780752471136
Antall sider 96 Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Local history, Places in old photographs