Prospect for Elephant Baby

Made:
1949
maker:
Bert Hardy

Silver gelatin print by Bert Hardy, printed in 1985, titled "Prospect for Elephant Baby". 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: "When she grows up her bath will still be a basin. Unless she moves. Or the Elephant changes."

Photographer's stamp on verso.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5065/43
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

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