The Gentle Author's London Album

The Gentle Author s London Album Discover than of the Gentle Author s favourite pictures of London appearing in print for the first time setting the wonders of our modern metropolis against the pictorial delights of the ancient

  • Title: The Gentle Author's London Album
  • Author: The Gentle Author
  • ISBN: 9780957656918
  • Page: 125
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Discover than 600 of the Gentle Author s favourite pictures of London appearing in print for the first time, setting the wonders of our modern metropolis against the pictorial delights of the ancient city, and celebrating the infinite variety of life in the capital with a special emphasis upon the East End Among the multiplicity of visual pleasures to be savoured,Discover than 600 of the Gentle Author s favourite pictures of London appearing in print for the first time, setting the wonders of our modern metropolis against the pictorial delights of the ancient city, and celebrating the infinite variety of life in the capital with a special emphasis upon the East End Among the multiplicity of visual pleasures to be savoured, enjoy the ostentatious trade cards of Georgian London, the breathtaking lantern slides of Victorian London, the bizarre car crashes of Clerkenwell, the heroic Spitalfields nippers, the soulful dogs of old London, Barn the Spoon, the spoon carver, and Aaron Biber, London s oldest barber Take a walk through time with the Gentle Author of Spitalfields Life as your guide be equally amazed at what has been lost of old London and charmed by the unfamiliar marvels of London today.

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    1. The Gentle Author’s London Album is a collection of over six hundred previously unpublished pictures compiled to contrast the modern marvels of the city with the fascinating London of the past and to highlight the infinite variety of life in the capital. From the pubs of old London to the old ladies of Whitechapel, from the wax sellers of Wentworth Street to the chicken shops of Spitalfields, the Gentle Author has crafted a loving portrait of an immense city and an intimate tour of the lives o [...]

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