Man reaches into a basket full of bagels. c.1955
3 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 22cm

Man reaches into a basket full of bagels. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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A man in a cap and overcoat reaches into a basket full of bagels at the side of a crowded street market. A woman sitting beside the basket looks down at it while raising her arm. To the right a little boy, overlaid by the woman's reflection, looks out from a shop window.

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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