'Public Disinfectors', 1877.

Thomson, J (John)

 
'Public Disinfectors', 1877.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Woodburytype, taken from 'Street Life in London' (1877), written by Adolphe Smith with photography by the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921). The aim of this book was stated as being: 'to bring before the public some account of the present condition of the London street folk, and to supply a series of faithful pictures of the people themselves'. It is one of the first examples of photography used as social documentary.

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10458828

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