A Ghost Strayed from Old Greece

Made:
1949
maker:
Bert Hardy

Silver gelatin print by Bert Hardy, printed in 1985, titled "A Ghost Strayed from Old Greece". 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: "Corinthian pillars in a Hogarthian slum. In the burnt-out Metropolitan Tabernacle, Victorian preacher Spurgeon raised his warning voice on Thursdays and Sundays."

Photographer's stamp on verso.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5065/41
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
National Science and Media Museum, Bradford