Sleeping truck driver. c.1955
3 0 c m
actual image size: 30cm x 22cm

Sleeping truck driver. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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A truck driver, wearing a cap, asleep in the cab of his vehicle. A folded newspaper is visible through the windscreen. On the back of the truck are several empty bags or sacks.

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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