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The Way We Were

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Description for The Way We Were Paperback. Brings Scotland's colourful past to life. Snapshots of life, work and play in Edwardian and Victorian Scotland. An entertaining and valuable historical and social record. Num Pages: 160 pages, full colour throughout. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3JH; 3JJC; WQP; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 187 x 257 x 11. Weight in Grams: 502.
This is John Hannavy's reflective look at how Scotland was depicted in photographs and postcards 100 - 170 years ago. In many ways, it redefines our view of Scotland's past as we are familiar with seeing Victorian and Edwardian people and views in sepia, but these are in colour, adding a warmth and realism to the scenes which photographers immortalized. The subject matter of the pictures was as wide and varied as Edwardian life and work itself and it is here that the reader meets eccentrics and worthies, sees people going about their daily work, catching buses and trains, ... Read more

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About John Hannavy
John Hannavy was formerly Professor in photography and photographic history, and is also a Fellow of both the British Institute of Professional Photography and the Royal Photographic Society. He is the author of numerous books including The Encyclopaedia of Nineteenth-century Photography, Great Photographic Journeys and Scotland's Heritage, a photographic journey. He is a regular contributor to Scotland Magazine.

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' - Pictures of things and places have an immediacy that is difficult to gain from a monochrome image. And pictures of people given the same colour treatment bring them back to life in a remarkable way. It is amazing to look at images of kipper girls in Peterhead or quarrymen at Rubislaw Quarry and see the real people in ... Read more

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