London Town 54 is now on You Tube too. With 16 videos London Town 54 is on You Tube. Key in Pete Grafton, or, London Photos 1954 to access the You Tube presentation. Click for Intro and Womens Fashions http://youtu.be/COP5Gg0Rpnk This online publication is free, and quotes and segments are available to local newspaper […]
Tag / MV Royal Sovereign
10. The Tower, Tradition, Canon-Couples-Children & Tower Bridge
Hans Richard self-portrait, with mechanical timer. Print marked ‘R’ for Rolleiflex. He has cropped the square negative. Note straps of his Exakta camera case, held behind his back. Izis Bildermanas (usually known as ‘Izis’) was from Lithuania and lived in Paris from 1930. He joined Paris Match in 1950, and was with them for twenty […]
12. The Thames, from Richmond to Tower Pier and a Trip on the Royal Sovereign.
The Glencoe, registered at Rochester. A Thames sailing barge. (Also below.) For once, Hans Richard’s identification is wrong: the building was Shell Mex House when he photographed it in 1954. It was built on the site of the Hotel Cecil in 1930-1931. Perhaps Hans Richard was using a 1920s Guide to […]