Bargain The Photography of Bedford Lemere & Co Stockists
 

The Photography of Bedford Lemere & Co Stockists

A hugely important collection of images of the built environment in England from 1870 until the 2nd World WarExplores the collection's social significance and the evolving role of commercial photographyContains beautifully produced photographs of exceptionally high qualityBedford Lemere & Co was the pre-eminent English firm of architectural photographers during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Taking photographs at a time of extraordinary change and unparalleled optimism its customers were leading architects designers industrialists estate agents hoteliers and retailers. Over the years Bedford Lemere & Co. photographed country houses factories hospitals shops banks railway stations cruise liners and during the First World War armaments manufacture. Its work centred on London but it received commissions throughout the British Isles and occasionally from abroad. The firm's work was technically outstanding and executed with a distinctive sympathy for its subject matter. Its photographs are perfect illustrations of the buildings of a confident age.Today the Bedford Lemere collection held by the National Monuments Record is an important source of images of English architecture and life from 1870 until the Second World War. This book features over 250 striking photographs from the collection. Printed from the original negatives they include stunning images of the rebuilding of London around 1900 and of early cinemas power stations car showrooms department stores and factories of many kinds. Especially evocative are the firm's photographs of those - mostly women old men and children - involved in war work between 1914 and 1918.Complemented with an informative introduction and captions by the author this book will appeal to anyone with an interest in photography architecture and social history.Extent: 288pp Illustrations: 270 b&w photographs. Hard BackAbout the Author Nicholas Cooper has written extensively about houses of the 16th/17th and the 19th/20th centuries. He is a member of the Architectural Panel of the National Trust.

Bargain Deal: £25.00

The Photography of Bedford Lemere & Co Deals on eBay The Photography of Bedford Lemere & Co Deals on Amazon
StockistProductPrice 
EnglishHeritageShopThe Photography of Bedford Lemere & Co£25.00Visit Store
 
 

Radiocarbon Dates: 2004 - 2007

"This volume holds a datelist of 647 radiocarbon determinations carried out between 2004 and 2007 in support of research funded by English Heritage throught the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund. It contains supporting..."


 
 

Hillforts

"A detailed archaeological landscape survey that like all the best pieces of detective work investigates hillforts with the combined precision of the microscope and the ability to stand back and view the bigger picture...."


 
 

Stonehenge: World Heritage Site

"Stonehenge is one of Europe's most eminent prehistoric monuments a fact recognized in 1986 when the site and its surrounding landscape was inscribed on the World Heritage List. Since that time much effort has..."


 
 

Guidebook: Stokesay Castle

"Stokesay Castle is one of the finest fortified manor houses in England.Built in the 1280s by the fabulously rich wool merchant Laurence of Ludlow it stands in a peaceful Shropshire valley an exceptionally picturesque..."


 
 

Played in Tyne and Wear

"It used to be said that whenever a football manager needed a goal scorer all he had to do was travel to the North East call down a mineshaft and up would pop a centre forward.But while the careers of Alan Shearer..."


 
 

Licensed to Sell

"This is a revised edition of English Heritage's widely acclaimed study of that great British institution the public house. First published in 2004 this was described as the best history of the pub available...."


 
 

The Architecture of Sharpe, Paley & Austin

"One of England's greatest Victorian architectural practices was based not in London but in the relatively quiet town of Lancaster. For just over a century the leading practice in the area was that of Sharpe..."


 
 

The Archaeology of Hill Farming on Exmoor

"The story of hill farming on Exmoor is told here for the first time through archaeological evidence newly revealed after two years of systematic survey work. This compelling narrative of human endeavour against..."


 
 

Guidebook: Dunstanburgh Castle

"Dunstanburgh Castle built on the most magnificent scale to rival any castle of its day was also constructed on one of the most dramatic sites imaginable on a remote headland overlooking the North Sea. This new guidebook..."


 
 

Textile Mills of South West England

"- The first study of textile mill buildings across the South West region- Explains the great influence of textile mills on the development of towns and countryside- Heavily illustrated and includes a list of sites..."


 
 

Guidebook: Old Wardour Castle

"This remarkable hexagonal castle in a remote valley in Wiltshire was built in the late 1390s for John the 5th Lord Lovell one of the richest barons in Englnad and a kinsman of Richard II (r.1377-99). Lovell's..."


 
 

Guidebook: Castle Acre Priory and Castle

"The village of Castle Acre is an extraordinary rare survival of a Norman planned settlement full of impressive sights. It has a castle with some of the most spectacular earthworks in England and one of the most..."


 
 

A Glimpse of Heaven

"The architecture and decoration of Catholic churches and their importance as part of our heritage has gone largely undiscovered and unappreciated. This book is a celebration of 100 Catholic churches in England and..."


 
 

Guidebook: Wall Roman Site

"The Roman town at Wall was an important staging-post on Watling Street one of the main roads in Roman Britain. The guest house and bath house the remains of which are still visible today were used by travelling..."


 
 

The Royal Engineers at Chatham

""Tells the story of the Chatham Garrison in Kent a site of major international military significance""Surviving physical evidence at Chatham is substantial and unique - relating directly to Britain's..."





Copyright © bargainplace.co.uk Inc. All Rights Reserved.