Bangor Then and Now
Exploring Bangor's past through the postcards of the town, this nostalgic record compares old postcards with photographs taken by members of the Bangor & North Down Camera Club. A commentary on each image explores the history and changes in the town and also includes fascinating reference to the messages sent with the original postcards.
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DescriptionA beautiful and original book exploring Bangor's past through the postcards that were sent by visitors to this seaside town. This nostalgic record compares images of the old postcards with contemporary photographs of the same scenes in Bangor today taken by members of the Bangor & North Down Camera Club. A commentary on each image explores the history and changes in the town. There are also fascinating references to the messages sent with each of the original postcards, opening a window into the varied lives of those who had chosen to holiday by the sea in years gone by. Compiled by Bangorian and avid collected of postcards Adam G Bell, a must for anyone with Bangor connections and an interest in the development and social history of the town.
- Format: Paperback / Softback
- Published On: 19 November 2012
- Publisher: Colourpoint Books
- ISBN / EAN: 9781780730455
- Page Count: 120