Crowds at Twickenham Lido. c.1955
3 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 22cm

Crowds at Twickenham Lido. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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Crowds at Twickenham Lido. People in swimming costumes surround the pool and swim in it. There is a fountain in the background and a slide and diving boards on the right of the pool. In the foreground people with their backs to the camera sit on folding chairs observing the scene.

Fred Wilfred worked as Chief Photographer for Hawker Siddeley Aviation during the 1950s. In 1963 he started his own commercial and portrait studio in Hampton Hill. Wilfred was a member of the Richmond and Twickenham Photographic Society and a founder member of the London Portrait Group. Acclaimed for his portraiture and wedding photography, his documentary work, like this photograph, has remained largely unseen.




1955 AD - 1965 AD

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