Men in suits talking to Chelsea Pensioners. c.1955
3 0 c m
actual image size: 25cm x 22cm

Men in suits talking to Chelsea Pensioners. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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Two men in suits talking to Chelsea Pensioners in front of St. Peter upon Cornhill church. Two more uniformed men stand on the entrance steps. A poster on a notice board outside advertises musical recitals.

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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