Children playing in a street. c.1955
3 0 c m
actual image size: 31cm x 22cm

Children playing in a street. c.1955

Frederick James Wilfred

© Russell Wilfred/courtesy Museum of London

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Children playing in a residential street. The two children in the foreground are blurred as the camera focuses on three children in the centre pushing the base of a pram loaded with pieces of wood. There is a dog on the left.

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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