Great Britons - Britain In Pictures
Photographs: 300 photographs
Britain is a nation of great men and women who are admired fortheir courage in the face of adversity, their outstandingachievements and their unstinting noble qualities. These are thepeople who put the ?Great? in Great Britain. Such popular heroescome from all walks of life and count among their ranks explorers,inventors, soldiers, sailors, airmen, scientists, musicians,sportsmen and women, actors, artists, politicians ? and theordinary folk and unsung heroes who are revered by others becauseof a selfless act or personal sacrifice. With a wry nod to Britisheccentricity, also celebrated here are the larger-than-lifecharacters that have won the hearts of the public, including pluckyracehorses, loyal canines and loveable celebrities from the smallscreen. This book is a visual record of some of the foremostpersonalities in Britain to be lauded with the title ?Great?, toldin almost 300 images from the vast archives of the PressAssociation, whose photographers have been on hand over the lastcentury to capture these personalities for posterity.ISBN13: 9781906672829
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