Book, ‘Letchworth Garden City in Old Photographs’ by Josh Tidy


This book, featuring hundreds of wonderful old photographs from the archives at the Garden City Collection, celebrates the history of Letchworth Garden City and the people who made and lived in this unique town.

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This book, featuring almost 200 wonderful old photographs from the archives at the Garden City Collection, celebrates the history of Letchworth Garden City and the people who made and lived in this unique town.

Written by town historian Josh Tidy, it is available exclusively on
It was published in 2016 by Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation, the direct successor to the original company that started Letchworth in 1903 – today a self-funding charity which helps preserve and maintain the town.

All proceeds from the sale of this book (and all of our gifts & souvenirs) go to help fund Letchworth’s heritage & museum service – which comprises of the Garden City Collection (an ACE-accredited museum & archive); the Museum at One Garden City (a special micro-museum exploring the social history of the town); and The International garden Cities Exhibition (a museum & visitor centre which explores the history of Letchworth and the Garden City Movement worldwide in an original 1907 Arts & Crafts building, designed by Letchworth master-planners & architects, Raymond Unwin and Barry Parker)

By purchasing this product you are directly supporting heritage & museum provision in the town.


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Dimensions 230 × 150 × 7.5 mm


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Garden City Collection

The Garden City Collection is an ACE-accredited museum & archive which celebrates the history of Letchworth, the World’s first Garden City. Highlights of the collection include maps & masterplans, beautiful Arts & Crafts artworks and textiles, and thousands of wonderful old photographs chronicling the life of this unique town.
We sell unique and exclusive books & souvenirs, and all proceeds go directly towards the museum service.

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