The Black Country Album

The Black Country Album : 50 Years of Events, People & Places

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The images in this book, taken by professional photographer Graham Gough, capture the reality of life in the Black Country since the 1950s. Among the subjects covered by his stunning photographs are gritty poverty, poor housing, and social unrest, while the lighter side of life is not forgotten through scenes of the region at play.
From historic events to riots and extreme weather and from changing streetscapes to celebrity snaps, all Black Country life is here.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 222 x 246 x 8mm | 439.98g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752479741
  • 9780752479743
  • 1,559,146

About Graham Gough

GRAHAM GOUGH was a professional photographer who has worked on numerous newspapers, most notably the Express & Star. He is now retired from press photography, but concentrates on landscapes, book illustrations and magazine work. He recently had a successful exhibition of his work at Himley Hall in Dudley. He lives in Kinver.
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