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T.E. WILLIAMS: The Lost Colour Collection Vol. 2
T.E. WILLIAMS: The Lost Colour Collection Vol. 2

T.E. WILLIAMS: The Lost Colour Collection Vol. 2

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T.E. WILLIAMS: The Lost Colour Collection Vol. 2

The late Tom Williams, Great Western enthusiast and photographer born in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1930, is best known for his extensive black-and-white photographic work which was donated to the National Railway Museum in York by his family after his untimely death at the age of forty nine in 1980. His little-known 35mm colour transparency work, however, was retained by his youngest son, Owen and is currently under restoration by his eldest son, Phillip. Seen in print for the first time in the book T.E.Williams: The Lost Colour Collection Volume 1 published in March 2017, this second volume dips again into Tom’s unique slide archive to concentrate on the decade 1954 to 1964. It unashamedly centres around the Western Region of British Railways, as this was the photographer’s primary interest, with sections devoted exclusively to the King Class and Swindon Works, but we are also given a taste of the fruits of Tom’s eclectic travels up and down the country, across the regional boundaries. We believe that this volume will sit seamlessly next to the first on any steam enthusiast’s bookshelf and will provide a unique insight into the world of a passionate and talented photographer, who wasn’t afraid to experiment with colour film at a time when most of his peers believed that black-and-white was the only route to successful railway photography.
128 Pages Full Colour HARDBACK
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