Street sweeper. c.1955
3 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 22cm

Street sweeper. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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A street sweeper with a cigarette in his mouth pushes his cart along the road. He stares directly at the camera. Behind him is a truck and a row of terraced houses.

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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