A photograph of press photographers at work on Budget Day, taken by Reg Sayers for the Daily Herald newspaper on 25 April, 1939. Members of the press and the general public had gathered outside the Treasury to see the Chancellor, Sir John Simon (1873-1954), depart for Parliament to deliver his Budget. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.
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