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A girl in bed in a slum dwelling, Liverpool. Photograph by Thurston Hopkins, 1955.

  • Hopkins, Thurston.
Date
1955
Reference
44054i
  • Pictures

About this work

Description

Described in the Picture post archive as "A child sleeping in a slum dwelling in the backstreets of Liverpool, where 88,000 of the houses are deemed unfit for human habitation, 10th November 1956." For warmth, the girl is covered with sheets of newspaper containing articles headed "Woman's wonderful new slimming method" and "In hospital Parnell analyses this incredible escape"

Publication/Creation

1955

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, silver gelatin ; image 24.9 x 35.4 cm

Contributors

Lettering

Thurston Hopkins

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 44054i

Languages

  • English


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