Two photographs of the same area before and after a housing development, labelled Rural Scene in Unspoilt State and Rural Scene showing bad building development of same scene. The photographs are mounted onto a board with the comment.These pictures show how a beautiful site can be ruined by ugly development. Hardman took a number of photographs of new housing developments due to his concern for the welfare of the countryside and preservation of natural areas. The first photograph shows a lake with woodland beyond it, and the second shows hat same place with the lake filled in and two houses built in front of the trees.
E.Chambré Hardman Collection
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