Wedding party outside Lea Bridge Road Synagogue. c.1955
3 0 c m
actual image size: 30cm x 22cm

Wedding party outside Lea Bridge Road Synagogue. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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Wedding party outside Lea Bridge Road Synagogue in Hackney. The wedding photographer is taking a picture of a family group including the bride, bridegroom and bridesmaid who stand on the steps of the synagogue. The bride and bridesmaid wear 1950s style short full skirted dresses.

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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