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By Anthony Burton,Rob Scott

ISBN-10: 1472922832

ISBN-13: 9781472922830

Crafted in Britain is a party of Britain's conventional crafts and industries that experience survived into the trendy global, no longer as museums yet on their advantages. In an age of accelerating automation and standardisation, it's a pleasure to discover such areas, the place craftsmanship and private talents are nonetheless valued.

Their global is recreated in Rob Scott's dramatic images, whereas the procedures and background of different industries is defined within the accompanying textual content through Anthony Burton. they've got travelled the rustic from the Spey valley in Scotland, the place they recorded the employees in a conventional distillery and a cooperage, to Cornwall and the studio of a consultant pub signal painter. they've got long gone underground with a unfastened Miner of the wooded area of Dean and visible molten steel being poured to create majestic church bells.

The e-book delights within the sort and individuality of the various industries. For either writer and photographer it's been a revelation to work out a few of these procedures at paintings: to observe a craftsman take a strip of silver and paintings it by means of hand right into a spoon, or to discover clocks being made in a workshop that appears as though it has scarcely replaced for 100 years. Now readers give you the option to percentage those studies and enjoyment within the discovery of those fabulous survivors.

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