Manchester Airport, family in restaurant with BEA Vanguard behind, 1965.

Nurnberg, Walter

 
Manchester Airport, family in restaurant with BEA Vanguard behind, 1965.
4 0 c m
 
37cm
actual image size: 29cm x 32cm

Description

Converted from the old parachute school at Ringway where 600,000 troops trained before being airlifted to liberate Europe, Manchester Airport developed dramatically during the early 1960s when a modern terminal building with all the facilities taken for granted now such as air traffic control,was constructed. In this series of photographs the prescient Manchester Corporation show off their achievements at the beginning of Britain's masive air travel expansion. Photograph by Walter Nurnberg who transformed industrial photography after WWII using film studio lighting techniques.

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© Walter Nurnberg / Manchester Airport / Science & Society Picture Library

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