Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Portsmouth Then & Now, Paperback / softback Book

Portsmouth Then & Now Paperback / softback

Part of the Then and Now series

Paperback / softback

Description

The major port and popular tourist city of Portsmouth has a rich heritage which is uniquely reflected in this fascinating new compilation, carefully selected from private collections.

Contrasting a selection of over eighty archive images alongside full-colour modern photographs, this book delves into the changing faces, buildings and streets of Portsmouth and Southsea.

The photographs in this absorbing collection enable the reader to explore the differences that passing time, wartime bombing, the rise in car use and redevelopment has wrought on the streets, neighbourhoods, businesses, houses and, not least, the people of Portsmouth.

Archive images, including rare Victorian views and some remarkable Edwardian street scenes by the Barkshire Brothers, are compared and contrasted with similar views taken today or, in some cases, in the interim, placing often unrecognisable scenes in their context of place and time.

Inspiring fond memories in some and revealing the Portsmouth of yesteryear to others, this volume will appeal to all who know this ever-changing city.

Information

  • Format:Paperback / softback
  • Pages:96 pages
  • Publisher:Pavilion Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category:
  • ISBN:9780752456584

£12.99

£9.59

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also in the Then and Now series   |  View all