Abandoned car. c.1955
3 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 22cm

Abandoned car. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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An abandoned car on the pavement outside some flats. It sits on a raised bed of earth next to a tree and two dustbins. To the right of the tree a man emerges from the doorway of one of the flats.

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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