Mr & Mrs Phillips…

Made:
00/10/1970 in Balsall Heath
maker:
Hedges, Nick

Gelatin silver print entitled 'Mr & Mrs Phillips lived with their three children (4,3 & 1 1/2 years) in a council owned slum house. A few years before Mr Phillips was earning £30.40 as a spot welder and they lived in a new council house. Then Mr P began going blind (a danger of his trade) he lost his job, fell into rent arrears was evicted into this sub-standard property-no bath, no hot water, outdoor lavatory. They live on £10.15 per week'. See interview P17 "Happy Christmas"'. Photograph by Nick Hedges.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5235/666
Measurements:
Image: 152 mm x 238 mm
Support: 202 x 255 mm
type:
photograph, black & white photograph, silver gelatin print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
status:
Permanent collection

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