Where Society Knows No Colour Prejudice: Liverpool School-children at Play

Made:
1949
maker:
Bert Hardy

Silver gelatin print by Bert Hardy, printed in 1985, titled "Where Society Knows No Colour Prejudice: Liverpool School-children at Play." Originally published in Picture Post, July 2, 1949. Story titled "Is There a British Colour Bar?", about racism in Britain. Caption in magazine reads: "On the roof of Windsor Street County School, in the South End of Liverpool, white and coloured children play naturally together. They attach no meaning to differences of colour. A white and coloured child will often be 'best friends'. From such children society can learn a valuable lesson."

Photographer's stamp on verso.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5065/27
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

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