Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Durham Memories

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Author: J. Landt Mawson, Amanda Stobbs

Durham Memories recalls day-to-day life at the turn of the twentieth century through both words and pictures. It depicts the people, places and events of the Durham of Joseph Landt Mawson's childhood and aims to preserve those memories for future generations. A variety of illustrations, from photos and drawings to documents and objects (after all, how many youngsters today are familiar with such things as pince-nez spectacles, or mangles and possers?) come mainly from Landt's own archives and Michael Richardson's Gilesgate Photographic Archive. They complement the text and bring the memoirs vividly back to life, as ever more of the old city is lost and built over as Durham continues to grow, change and evolve.

Book ISBN 9781445604114

Book Format Paperback

pages 192 pages

Publication Date 04 Jul 2013

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 246

Regular Price: £19.99

Special Price: £17.99

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