100 Years Of Weather
Photographs: Includes 300 photographs
A visual record of Britain?s favourite topic of conversation:the twists and turns of the weather. Contains around 300photographs from PA Photos? huge archives, spanning the whole ofthe 20th Century. Hand-picked by PA Photos? own archivists, most ofthese images have lain unseen since they were used as news pictureswhen first taken. Each image has been scanned especially for thisbook, many from glass plates, ensuring the best possible quality ofreproduction. As an island, Britain enjoys volatile weather systems? and accordingly its people have long been obsessed with thesubject. Here we see why: extremes such as drought, hurricanes andsnowstorms, certainly, but also the astonishing variety of rainthat is to be experienced in such a small country. And throughoutthe century, the British people open their umbrellas, put on theirWellingtons and go about their lives ? talking about theweather.ISBN13: 9781906672249
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