Tandy, Clifford (Photographic)

Reference: P TANDate: c. 1950s-1970sExtent: approx. 10,000 slides
Volunteers working on slides from the Tandy collection

Clifford Tandy had a varied career. His work included survey officer for HM forces in England, India and Burma, Assistant architect in the Ministry of Works, landscape consultant to the Forestry Commission after Sylvia Crowe and government assessor on the ‘countryside in 1970’ conferences of the 1960s. In 1976 he was awarded an OBE for Services to landscape and his work as Hon. Secretary, Vice President and President of the Institute of Landscape Architects (now Landscape Institute) and participation in the International Federation of Landscape Architects. Tandy published many works including his most important standard work Landscape of industry which was largely illustrated by himself.

Tandy bequeathed his slide collection to the Landscape Institute. The collection includes aerial views of the British landscape, estates and heritage sites.

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