London: Life in the Post War Years

The Photographs of Douglas Whitworth by Douglas Whitworth

Publisher: Tempus Publishing, Limited

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  • British & Irish history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • London, Greater London,
  • General,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Photography / Photojournalism,
  • 1951-,
  • London (England)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7982466M
ISBN 100752428160
ISBN 109780752428161

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