Omnibus : a social history of the London bus

Lawrence, David, ed. (2014) Omnibus : a social history of the London bus. London, U.K. : London Transport Museum. 292p. ISBN 9781871829235

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Packed with over 440 illustrations, the book traces the rise of the omnibus from its humble origins as a horse bus through its journey over the course of 200 years to become a world famous and much loved symbol of London. The book's contributing authors explore a range of diverse and engaging subjects over 14 chapters including service at the Front , technological innovation and the representation of the bus in popular culture.

Item Type: Book
Research Area: Art and design
History of art, architecture and design
Mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering
Town and country planning
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (until 2017) > School of Art & Design History
Depositing User: David Lawrence
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2016 16:28
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2016 16:28

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