Man sweeping up rubbish in market. c.1955
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 22cm

Man sweeping up rubbish in market. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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A man in a side street sweeps up rubbish which looks as though it comes from a market. A refuse truck labelled 'Borough of Stepney' is parked in the street alongside him.

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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