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Lost London 1870-1945

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These images are marvellously captured by the photographers of that time, undoubtedly using large unweildy but very high-quality 'plate-cameras'. Who knows what it'll look like down the line as a record of its own premiere—the live-streaming may well have been its oxygen. In the film, Harrelson, Wilson and Nelson play themselves in a story based on the real event, where Harrelson struggles to get home, while running into friends and members of a royal family.

Overall, Gilbey wrote, "Bumps and wrinkles in the film would doubtless have been remedied with the luxury of reshoots.

This review was originally published on Rachel’s Writings, but I thought I’d republish it here because I’m going through another phase of being obsessed with old photographs of familiar places. The only thing I wish was that Davies had provided more details on the dates many buildings were originally built - although, I also realize that, in many cases, the buildings were built and re-built over extensive periods of time, so exact dates can be difficult, if not impossible. The piece invites participants to question their routine journeys and examine their surroundings, the starting point being disused tube stations. Many of the medieval dwellings which managed to survive the Great Fire of London in 1666 were still around by the end of the 19th century. Imagine today someone suggesting that the giant equestrian statue of The Duke of Wellington atop his arch should be removed.

Lost in London (also known as Lost in London LIVE) is a 2017 American independent biographical comedy-drama film written, starring, and directed by Woody Harrelson in his directorial debut.I've been self-employed since 2013, and although my writing work keeps me very busy, I love the freedom of being my own boss and I exploit it at every opportunity. Il donne envie de retourner à Londres pour visiter les rues et quartiers décrits pour retrouver les bâtiments encore existants. It provides a unique, intimate insight into the status of London's buildings and streets and the lives of its inhabitants. Many of the photos in Lost London depict buildings on the verge of demolition, their interiors stripped and awaiting their fate. The amount of superb architecture that has been lost to the deadly combination of rapacious developers, d**k swinging architects and vainglorious local politicians is appalling.

If you want to see the capital’s oldest structures by far, then you have to be at Vauxhall at low tide. Taken to rovide a unique recored of whole districts of London as they were vanisching, each of the photographs is a full-plate image, a stunning work of art in its own right. It is the people as much as the buildings that contribute to the immense interest of these photographs, both those in which people are posing and those depicting people going about their everyday lives.It's quite interesting to realize that London was, in the mid 1800s, almost on the brink of collapse, thanks to poverty and disease and just too many bloody people.

Even after the war, buildings that could have been refurbished were knocked down to make way for new housing that would aim to eradicate the terrible poverty that had characterised large swathes of London for decades. The changes brought about by the loss of these buildings probably did bring better conditions to many, especially as poverty in areas of London was dreadful - but other larger municipal buildings also went which today would be unthinkable. It is liberally peppered with the most astonishing array of genuinely stunning 'pin sharp' photographs which naturally I have never had the opportunity of seeing before, illustrating not just the buildings but also many of the evocative street scenes of the period. Philp Davies’ magnificent and seriously weighty tome of London County Council photographs, Lost London 1970-1945, is the kind of book I used to edit for EH. It’s hard to believe how different life is a hundred years later, when everyone has a mobile phone and every mobile phone has a camera.Please note, if your pass expired recently and you renewed it online you may already have an account. Seller responded and rectified problem (item presumed lost by courier) immediately, dispatching a replacement copy that arrived next day.

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