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Photographer John Walmsley, B&W work from the 60s & 70s

 

#70436 Vanessa Redgrave and Tariq Ali with the letter to the American Ambassador, Anti-Vietnam War demonstration march from Trafalgar Sq to Grosvenor Sq Sunday 17th March 1968. I was told the headband was a Vietnamese sign of mourning for dead children.

#70436 Vanessa Redgrave and Tariq Ali with the letter to the American Ambassador, Anti-Vietnam War demonstration march from Trafalgar Sq to Grosvenor Sq Sunday 17th March 1968. I was told the headband was a Vietnamese sign of mourning for dead children.

www.walmsleyblackandwhite.com Is the new site for my B&W work from the 60s and 70s. It covers:

Derelict telephone box, Wester Hailes, Scotland, 1979. John Walmsley was Photographer in Residence at the Education Centre for three weeks in 1979. The Education Centre was, at the time, Scotland’s largest purpose built community High School open all day every day for all ages from primary to adults. The town of Wester Hailes, a few miles to the south west of Edinburgh, was built in the early 1970s mostly of blocks of flats and high rises.

1. the Grosvenor Square anti-Vietnam war demo to Grosvenor Sq in 1968 led by Vanessa Redgrave & Tariq Ali (with shots of a 17 year old Richard Branson).
2. A.S. Neill’s democratic school, Summerhill
3. Anna Scher Children’s Theatre, North London
4. The Liverpool Free School
5. Dunquin in the southwest of Ireland
6. Life at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London during its most exciting years
7. Wester Hailes, Edinburgh.
8. The Britannia Coconut Dancers of Bacup.
9. The sit-in at Guildford School of Art (start to finish) which was the longest at an educational establishment in the UK and led directly to schools, colleges and universities having students on their boards. Includes shots of a young Jack Straw, then Vice President of the NUS.

Elegant bridge in a storm, Wester Hailes, Scotland, 1979. John Walmsley was Photographer in Residence at the Education Centre for three weeks in 1979. The Education Centre was, at the time, Scotland’s largest purpose built community High School open all day every day for all ages from primary to adults. The town of Wester Hailes, a few miles to the south west of Edinburgh, was built in the early 1970s mostly of blocks of flats and high rises.

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