Herne Bay Carnival, August 1967.

Ray-Jones, Tony

Herne Bay Carnival, August 1967.
2 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


A mother adjusts her daughter's fancy dress while other children and a bemused man look on. Photograph taken at Herne Bay, Kent. Photographer Tony Ray-Jones (1941-1972) created most of his images of the British at work and leisure between 1966 and 1969. Travelling around Britain, he recorded the unguarded moments of people from all sections of British society with a distinctive and highly individual style, combining both sadness and humour.

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© Tony Ray-Jones / National Science & Media Museum/ Science & Society Picture Library

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