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About the photographer

Clive Boursnell

Clive Boursnell has worked in photography for newspapers and magazines including The Sunday Times, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Country Life, Country Living and BBC Wildlife and organisations such as the National Trust, English Heritage, The Royal Academy of Art and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.

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This is a permanent memorial to a way of London life that may have vanished but that will never be forgotten. In the London imagination Covent Garden will survive for ever.”
(Peter Ackroyd, from the introduction to the book)


For further information about the book please contact Frances Lincoln on 020 7284 9300 or email

For further information about the exhibition and the archive, please email