Man displaying chalk drawings. c.1955
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 25cm

Man displaying chalk drawings. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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A man in an overcoat displaying chalk drawings of sporting events by attaching them to the chain link fence around Tavistock Square Gardens. He has also written on the pavement. A number 196 bus goes past.

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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