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By Jess Jephcott

photograph postcards first began appearing in Colchester in 1902, utilized by humans from all walks of lifestyles as an inexpensive and straightforward type of verbal exchange. luckily, neighborhood photographers observed the possibilities supplied through the playing cards and started shooting daily neighborhood scenes, leaving us with now precious snapshots of a bygone age. acknowledged to be the oldest recorded city in Britain and the location of the 1st Roman urban, Colchester has a narrative that's moment to none. whereas the city has replaced vastly during the last millennia, the origins and background of Colchester are nonetheless a great deal a part of its textile, and the postcards contained during this booklet trap only a glimpse of it. Colchester: The Postcard assortment presents a desirable perception into how this extraordinary city has replaced over the last century. Colchester's such a lot iconic constructions, much-loved monuments and long-lost perspectives are all dropped at existence during this fantastically illustrated volume.

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