Vintage fire engine. c.1955
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 22cm

Vintage fire engine. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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A fireman sits on board a vintage fire engine watched by some schoolboys, one of whom has dismounted from his bicycle. There is a row of shops in the background.

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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