Woman browsing magazines at a newsagents; 1965
© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London
Full image caption
In the photograph, taken in Golders Green, a woman can be seen looking at magazines on sale. She is wearing a shift dress, cardigan and glasses typical of fashion for the older generation in the 1960s. In the foreground ‘Mr Universe’ magazines can be seen. By the 1960 the Mr Universe Competition was very popular with contestants appearing in newspapers and magazines and on radio and television. In 1965 the Mr Universe contest was won by a British man Reg Park.
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