The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move

By John Hannavy
(Shire Publications, Paperback, 9780747808206, 128pp.)

Publication Date: February 15, 2011

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"The Victorians and Edwardians on the Move" reveals how the Victorians and Edwardians moved around their towns, their cities and their country. From Shanks's pony to the dawn of the motor car, it explores the relationship between developing transport systems and the working and social lives of Britons between 1840 and 1910. The increasing ease of transport changed how the Victorians and Edwardians viewed their country, and had a huge impact on every aspect of their lives. Through a rich collection of Victorian photographs and Edwardian postcards, this book tells their story.

About the Author
Professor John Hannavy has had a long involvement with photography and photographic history, and has been writing about the subject for over thirty years. He edited the recently published Encyclopaedia of 19th Century Photography, and has previously published many books and articles on travel, history, photography, and photographic history, and has written and presented two television series.
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