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100 Years of the Weather
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100 Years of the Weather (Paperback)

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As an island, Britain enjoys volatile weather systems and accordingly its people have long been obsessed with the subject. Here we see why: extremes such as drought, hurricanes and snowstorms, certainly, but also the astonishing variety of rain that is to be experienced in such a small country. Throughout the century, the British people open their umbrellas, put on their Wellingtons and go about their lives - talking about the weather. PA Photos is the photography arm of the PA Group, which also owns the Press Association, the UK's national news agency. Established in the late 19th Century, the PA has been capturing editorial photography for 140 years, resulting in an extraordinary archive of over 15 million images recording British life over more than a century.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyPhotography & photographsPhotographs: collectionsNatural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsThe Earth: natural history generalWeather Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd Publication Date: 21/05/2009 ISBN-13: 9781906672249  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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PA Photos is the photographic agency of the PA Group, the UK's national press agency best known as The Press Association. Established in the 19th Century, the PA has been capturing and archiving news photography for 140 years. Many of these pictures have not been seen since the time that they were first taken: to modern eyes the archives of PA Photos yield a unique insight into Britain's recent past.

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