The East End in Colour, 1960-1980

Stepney Photographer David Granick (1912-80) has been the feature of a major book: “The East End in Colour 1960-80” edited by Chris Dorley-Brown and published by Hoxton Minipress.

When a local photographer was invited to examine 1,000s of David Granick’s colour slides in early 2017, he knew he’d seen something special. These images capture the post-war streets of Stepney, Whitechapel, Spitalfields and beyond in the warm hues of Kodachrome film at a time when black and white photography was the norm. Acquired by Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives in the early 1980s and preserved there safely since, these photographs show an East London on the cusp of social change.

Should you wish to buy this book, click the Amazon link to the left.

 

 



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