Artwork : ArchiveNo00044

Book 'Birds of Field and Forest' 1950s






Contributor Name Sally Taylor
Contributor Image Sally_Taylor_00044.jpg
Profession Artist
Location North End
Collection Date 06.10.07 2.25pm
Artefact Name Book 'Birds of Field and Forest'
Artefact Description Spring Books, London. Book jacket in very poor condition. Colour illustrations.
30 x 25cm
Artefact Date 1950s
Artefact Stored Kept on shelve in living room, North End
Artefact Form

Artefact Image Book_-_Birds_00044.jpg
Sample Taken Small piece of paper from front cover
Sample Image

History of Artefact Bought at a car-boot sale in Ford, West Sussex, in 2007. Ilustrations are good examples of 1950's colour palettes.
Historian Katy Ball
Previous Owners Unknown
Special Memories 'I bought it before a weekend away in our new campervan! I love birdwatching and there are some really beautiful illustrations included in this book. I still decided to buy it even though it's really tatty and falling apart.'
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-- Sally Taylor - 16 Feb 2009

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