Oxford Then & Now
This is a fascinating selection of images, taken from the works of Henry Taunt, Oxford’s most celebrated Victorian photographer. The historical value of his work has long been recognised and this book includes over 150 of his finest images, which are compared and contrasted with the scene of today. Malcolm Graham, Taunt’s biographer and one of Oxford’s best-known local historians, provides a knowledgeable and illuminating text, while the modern photographs have been specially taken for this book my Laurence Waters. Oxford Then & Now will appeal to anyone who knows and loved this unique city, whether long-term resident of comparative newcomer.