A Village Lost and Found

By: May, Brian; Vidal, Elena

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Book Condition: Fine

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. -------- From the 1856 stereo photo series by T. R. Williams "Scenes In Our Village." The author has painstakingly recreated these exquisite stereo photographs from the dawn of photography and will transport you to the lost world of an Oxfordshire village of the 1850s.-------- Using the viewer supplied with this book, the you can become absorbed in a village idyll of the early Victorian era: the subjects seem to be on the point of suddenly bursting back into life and continuing with their daily rounds. --------- The book is also a detective story as the village was unknow except in reference as Hinton Waldrist in Oxfordshire the authors' research constantly reveals further clues about the society of those distant times, historic photographic techniques, and the life of the enigmatic Williams himself, who appears, Hitchcock-like, from time to time in his own photographs.

Title: A Village Lost and Found

Author Name: May, Brian; Vidal, Elena

Categories: Other,

Edition: 3rd Edition

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2010

ISBN Number: 0711230390

ISBN Number 13: 9780711230392

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011860

Keywords: Photography Equipment & Techniques; Travel Photography; City Photography,