The Air of an Industrial Present

Made:
1949
maker:
Bert Hardy

Silver gelatin print by Bert Hardy, printed in 1985, titled "The Air of an Industrial Present". Originally published in Picture Post Vol. 42, No. 2, January 8, 1949. Story titled "Life in the Elephant", about everyday life in London's Elephant and Castle neighbourhood. Caption in magazine reads: "Railway arches everywhere. And under every other arch, a coal-yard. The coalman's wagon is a vital part of the Elephant's sooty scene."

Photographer's stamp on verso.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5065/37
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

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