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Historic Photos of Lexington

Historic Photos of Lexington

by W. Gay Reading
     
 

HISTORIC PHOTOS OF LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY captures the remarkable journey of this city and her people with still photography from the finest archive of private and public collections. Through four wars and urban development, Lexington has endured and prospered, due in large part, because of the persistence and innovation of its civic leaders. With hundreds of archival

Overview

HISTORIC PHOTOS OF LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY captures the remarkable journey of this city and her people with still photography from the finest archive of private and public collections. Through four wars and urban development, Lexington has endured and prospered, due in large part, because of the persistence and innovation of its civic leaders. With hundreds of archival photos reproduced in stunning duotone on heavy art paper, this book is the perfect addition to any historian's collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596522626
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
Historic Photos Series
Pages:
198
Sales rank:
1,179,860
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

W. Gay Reading is a native Lexingtonian with roots in early central Kentucky. He graduated from Washington & Lee University with a BA in History and Fine Arts and holds an MFA in Theatre Design from Case-Western Reserve University.

He has worked in several capacities for the University of Kentucky, the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, and as proprietor of a private press. He is currently a partner in Greentree Antiques and Tearoom in downtown Lexington, where he lives, and serves as a board officer of the Headley-Whitney Museum for decorative arts and the Warwick Foundation that promotes the legacy of architectural historian and cultural scholar Clay Lancaster.

He returned to Lexington, Kentucky, after serving in the infantry in Viet Nam and has never left for long.

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