Untitled (young man sat in a wheelchair)

Made:
1981
maker:
Page, Raissa

An untitled black and white silver gelatin photograph depicting a young man sat in a wheelchair and smiling at the camera, taken by Raissa Page, 1981. Caption reads; "Bryan's handicap is primarily physical: he suffers from a skeletal deformity. For years, he was either prone in bed or on a bean-bag, until a nursing sister propped him up in wheelchair in 1981. After twenty years of hospitalisation he is being taught to speak. St Lawrence's Hospital, Surrey 1981". From an unknown Impressions Gallery exhibition.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
2015-5024/2368
Measurements:
image: 270 mm x 365 mm
mount: 403 mm x 507 mm
type:
black and white photograph

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