Gelatin silver print entitled 'Betty Magee (11) lived with her mother and two brothers in slum council house. There was no bath, no hot water. The outdoor lavatory flushes onto the floor unless you kept firm hold on the pipe at the back of the pan. They paid £3.45p a fortnight in rent. "The worst thing about living here is the cockroaches and rats" Betty's mother died just after Christmas (Handwritten)'. See interview P.10. Happy Christmas', photographed by Nick Hedges.
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Image: 153 mm x 239 mm
Support: 203 x 254 mm
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