Mrs T and her family of 5...

Made:
1969-05 in Sheffield
maker:
Hedges, Nick

Gelatin silver print entitled 'Mrs T and her family of 5 lived in a decaying terraced house owned by a steelworks. She had no gas, no electricity, no hot water, no bathroom. Her cooking was done on the fire in the living room. Each part of the evening meal was done separately one saucepan at a time, the whole operation took several hours. As soon as it got dark, Mrs T locked up, took some sleeping pills and went to bed'. Photograph by Nick Hedges, Sheffield, May 1969.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5235/114
Measurements:
Image: 153 mm x 238 mm
Support: 202 x 254 mm
type:
photograph, black & white photograph, silver gelatin print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
status:
Permanent collection

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