A Postcard from Cardiff

A Postcard from Cardiff

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Drawing on his detailed knowledge of the city's history, in this book Brian Lee takes the reader on a pictorial journey of the Cardiff of yesteryear. A fascinating selection of archive postcards has been chosen to reflect the changing fashions and pastimes in the city. They also show changes in types of transport, and the developing character of streets and districts as they took on the form that is familiar today. Informative captions accompany the images to relate the history of the people and buildings. Including chapters on the castle, civic centre, city-centre streets, parks, religion, transport, the docks, leisure and sport and also the 1909 Pageant of Wales, this book is sure to enthral anyone who knows and loves this vibrant city.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 165 x 235 x 10mm | 320g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752458361
  • 9780752458366
  • 2,192,875

About Brian Lee

BRIAN LEE was born and bred in Cardiff. An author and freelance writer, he has published twenty books and has written for numerous magazines and newspapers. He writes a weekly column, 'Cardiff Remembered', for the Cardiff Post. Brian's previous titles for The History Press include Yesterday's Cardiff, Cardiff Remembered, Cardiff Voices and Central Cardiff. He lives in Cardiff.show more