Panoramas of Lost London

Panoramas of Lost London

Work, Wealth, Poverty and Change 1870–1945

Hardback320pp Illustrated290x370mm

9781909242920     Product Code: 225662


Following on from the bestselling Lost London 1870–1945, this astonishing book presents some 280 photographs originally commissioned by the London County Council to record streets and neighbourhoods on the threshold of redevelopment. Enlarged and cropped, the photographs reveal the built environment and life within it in extraordinary detail. They are, as Dan Cruickshank writes in his foreword, 'photographs which record not just the appearance of the building but also, in some uncanny way, its atmosphere, its grand but crumbling soul'.

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