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Washington Then & Now (Then & Now)by Alexander Mitchell
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Millions of schoolchildren and visitors make the pilgrimage to our nation's capital each year. Built on reclaimed swampland, Washington is now the country's neoclassical seat of government and culture. Now you can witness Washington's development over the last century and a half. Seventy modern color photographs are compared side-by-side with seventy archival photographs from the 1850s to the 1950s. While focusing on famous vistas and familiar landmarks, it also explores well-known neighborhoods. The Then and Now series includes: New York, Washington, Boston, and San Francisco.
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A rephotographic project. The original exposures are black & white; most of the rephotos from the same spots are in color. Landscape format, 11x10<">.
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Celebrating America's favorite cityscapes, this series combines historic interest and contemporary beauty. Then and Now features fascinating archival photographs contrasted with specially commissioned, full-color images of the same scene today. These books offer a visual lesson in the historic changes of the nation's greatest urban landscapes and a captivating look at how time changes the world we live in.
Millions of schoolchildren and visitors make the pilgrimage to the nation's capital each year. Now readers can witness Washington's development over the last century and a half. Seventy modern color photographs are compared side-by-side with 70 archival photographs from the 1850s to the 1950s.
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