Children's playground

Made:
1936-07-27 in United Kingdom
maker:
Bishop Marshall
and
Bishop Marshall
and
Children's playground
      A photograph of children playing at the Foundling Site Playing Fields, London

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Children's playground A photograph of children playing at the Foundling Site Playing Fields, London
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A photograph of children playing at the Foundling Site Playing Fields, London, taken by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald newspaper on 27 July, 1936.

A photograph of children playing at the Foundling Site Playing Fields, London, taken in July 1936 by Bishop Marshall for the Daily Herald.

A little girl enjoys playing on the slide. Meanwhile, a young boy seems to be taking advantage of the distraction caused by the photographer to try and hit her. The Foundling Hospital in London, established in 1739 by Thomas Coram (1668-1751), cared for orphaned, poor and homeless children. Today, the organisation 'Coram Family' continues to work with very vulnerable children.The Foundling Hospital in London, established in 1739 by Thomas Coram (1668-1751), cared for orphaned, poor and homeless children. Today, the organisation 'Coram Family' continues to work with very vulnerable children.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/E08748
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford