The Great British Seaside

Photography from the 1960s to the Present

Tony Ray-Jones, David Hurn, Simon Roberts, Martin Parr, Susy Ray-Jones

Featuring works by some of Britain's best-loved photographers, this book explores our changing relationship with the seaside over the last six decades and holds up a critical and affectionate mirror to a much-loved and quintessentially British experience.
Publication date:
March 2018
Publisher :
National Maritime Museum
Language:
English
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9780948065989

Dimensions : 245 X 245 cm
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£25.00

Overview
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• Works by four celebrated British photographers
• All 102 photographs from the exhibition, including 21 newly commissioned works by Martin Parr
• 6 personal essays by Martin Parr, David Hurn, Simon Roberts, Susie Parr and Anna Ray-Jones
• Exhibition is accompanied by a major publicity and marketing campaign

Featuring works by some of Britain's best-loved photographers - Tony Ray-Jones, David Hurn, Martin Parr, and Simon Roberts - this book explores our changing relationship with the seaside over the last six decades and holds up a critical and affectionate mirror to a much-loved and quintessentially British experience.





Published to accompany the 2018 National Maritime Museum exhibition The Great British Seaside: Photography from the 1960s to the Present, this book showcases over 100 photographs, including material from each of the photographers' archival collections, newly commissioned works, and never-before-seen images.