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Photo: Standard Vanguard III Higher Hillgate Stockport 1987 (bw)

Category: Stockport Cheshire - Filename: StoVangdCarBw1987.jpg - Image ID no: 8723


Aidan O'RourkeTutor Aidan O’Rourke has built up a wide range of experience in both film and digital photography. He first became interested in photography in 1981. Since 1996 he has documented Manchester and Liverpool in photos and words. He has taken the 'now' photos for Manchester Then and Now, Manchester United Then and Now and Liverpool Then and Now (Anova Books). 107 of his photos are featured in the book Rebuilding Manchester by Euan Kellie. He wrote the Q&A pages for the first 27 issues of Digital Camera Magazine. From July 2008 to April 2009, his gigantic Manchester Mega-Photo was displayed in the foyer at Manchester’s Urbis Museum. He is based in Stockport and covers Manchester, Liverpool and northern England.
Standard Vanguard III Higher Hillgate Stockport 1987 (bw)
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The Standard Vanguard was manufactured between 1955 and 1963 and was a common sight on British roads. A few survive as restored classic cars. This one was parked in front of Picture and Antique Gallery, 280 Higher Hillgate Stockport in 1987. Behind it is an old Mini.

More classic car photos

The Standard Vanguard is a little known British classic car that is regarded even by its own enthusiasts as 'undervalued and largely unloved'. Nevertheless this one caught my eye back in 1987. At the time I was trying to recreate the look of nostalgic black and white photos.

Vanguard Owners Club.

Keywords

photos of classic cars, British classic car images, (bw), black and white photos, Stockport Cheshire, Greater Manchester

Title:
Standard Vanguard III Higher Hillgate Stockport 1987 (bw)

Filename:
StoVangdCarBw1987.jpg

ID number:
8723

Technical details:
Fujica STX-1 Ilford HP5 black and white film scanned

Date created:
1987-05-15

Copyright:
See title or image watermark

Available as a print?:
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Available as a high res file?
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