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Crafted in Britain : the survival of Britain's traditional industries

Burton, Anthony, 1934-2017
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'Crafted in Britain' is a celebration of Britain's traditional crafts and industries that have survived into the modern world, not as museums but on their merits. In an age of increasing automation and standardisation, it is a joy to find such places, where craftsmanship and personal skills are still valued. Their world is recreated in Rob Scott's dramatic photographs, while the processes and history of the different industries is described in the captivating text by Anthony Burton. They have travelled the country from the Spey valley in Scotland, where they recorded the workers in a traditional distillery and a cooperage, to Cornwall and the studio of a specialist pub sign painter. They have gone underground with a Free Miner of the Forest of Dean and seen molten metal being poured to create majestic church bells.
Author:
Burton, Anthony, 1934-, authorScott, Rob, photographer
Imprint:
London : Adlard Coles Nautical, 2017.
Collation:
224 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 28 cm
ISBN:
9781472922830 (hbk. :)
Dewey class:
670.941022670.941670.941 BUR
Language:
English
BRN:
4107416
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