Shoppers on a high street. c.1955
3 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 22cm

Shoppers on a high street. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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Shoppers walk up and down a high street on a rainy day. In the foreground is a boy in a mac and school cap. On the corner behind him is a shop which cuts keys, grinds lawn mowers and sells bags and household items.

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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