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Choose from 245 pictures in our Archive collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Crowsteps OP00758 Featured Print

Crowsteps OP00758

Crowsteps, Tydehams, Newbury, Berkshire, c 1930. Herbert Felton (c 1887-€“1968), silver gelatin DOP (developing out paper) print. Designed by Thomas S Tait of Sir John Burnet, Tait & Lorne, and built in 1929, Crowsteps is one of the earliest Modernist houses in England. It was clearly inspired by the German architect Peter Behrena€™s New Ways in Northampton which was built between 1925 and 1926, and Tait was commissioned on the strength of his workersa€™ housing for Crittalla€™s at Silver End in Essex built between 1927 and 1928. Herbert Felton, whose professional reputation owed much to his photography of Modernist architecture, has used a low point of view to take advantage of the reflective qualities of the garden pool to double the mass of the house and fill the portrait-orientated negative. Felton'€™s ability as an architectural photographer was such that he became the first professional photographer to be employed by the National Buildings Record in 1941.

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Hertford Square Coventry OP00980 Featured Print

Hertford Square Coventry OP00980

Hertford Square, Coventry, West Midlands, 1953. John M Prest (1908-€“86), silver gelatin DOP (developing out paper) print. A van and lines of washing form a significant part of John Prest'€™s view of weavers'€™ housing in Hertford Square, Coventry in 1953. Prest was employed as a graduate apprentice in Coventry from 1952 to 1953 and his academic interest in domestic textile industries encouraged him to spend several years traveling the country to find and record weavers'€™ and other artisan houses. His photographs, mainly taken from streets and back alleys, show exactly what anyone could see for themselves if they cared to look, including traffic, pedestrians and other obstructions. The Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England acquired his collection in 1995.

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Crowsteps BL30421_004 Featured Print

Crowsteps BL30421_004

Crowsteps, Tydehams, Newbury, West Berkshire. Crowsteps from the south. Photographed in 1929 by Henry Bedford Lemere. This very early Modern Movement house, dating from 1929, was designed by the architectural practice of Burnet, Tait & Lorne and the photograph of it forms part of a set taken for Sir John Burnet, one of the partners.

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