Pigeons, Parks and Playgrounds

By other museum staff on 25 Oct 2011

We have a fantastic collection of 1950s and 1960s photographs of London. Many of these were taken by photo journalist Henry Grant, a freelance photographer who had started out working for a news agency on Fleet Street. He was known for his skill at capturing spontaneous ‘moments’ within ordinary life, resulting in some great pictures giving us a fantastic vision of London in this period. As well as photographs of favourite London sights such as the pigeons in Trafalgar Square or a ship sailing through Tower Bridge, there are also photographs of people shopping in markets and department stores, children […]