Children playing under a railway bridge. c.1955
3 0 c m
actual image size: 26cm x 22cm

Children playing under a railway bridge. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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A railway bridge across a road. Through the arches of the bridge can be seen a residential street curving to the left. Three boys play beneath the central arch. A notice on the bridge reads 'Chas. Williams and Co. Ferry Iron Works Cubitt Town London E.'

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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