Derby Through Time by Maxwell Craven

Derby Through Time by Maxwell Craven

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Derby is an exceptional and underrated city. It was an important centre of the Midlands Enlightenment, boasting Dr Erasmus Darwin and John Whitehurst FRS among its eighteenth-century residents. It produced an artist of international repute in Joseph Wright ARA and has been a centre of fine porcelain and clocks for almost three centuries. It was a county town for five centuries and was in its Georgian heyday much admired by writers such as Daniel Defoe. 

This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Derby has changed and developed over the last century