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Londoners Through a Lens

Amazing Elton. Musician and singer Elton John performing a handstand on his piano London 1972. Photo by Terry O'Neill_Getty Images.

Following the success of "London Through a Lens" this new comeback show focuses on the people of London, from the film stars to the flower sellers.
1934. An example of the wire cage at council in London to fix to the outside of their tenement windows so that babies can benefit from air and sunshine Fox Photo_Getty Images

"Londoners Through a Lens", that opens on Friday 14th August at the Getty Images Gallery, takes another look at the capital, but this time with the emphasis on its inhabitants, from the famous figures to the everyday people. Time Out Guides will once again be publishing a book to accompany the exhibition, which will go on sale 3rd September 2009.

British actors Sid James, Kenneth Williams and Patsy Rowlands having a tea break during the filming of "Carry On At Your Convenience" 1971. Larry Ellis Collection_Getty images.

The exhibition features a wide-ranging and multifaceted selection of photos from the past century, including a selection of rare images. All of the images in the collection were chosen from the Getty Images Hulton Archive and range from 1900-1990.

On the stairs. People asleep on the escalators of an underground station in London during an air raid. Photo by Topical Press Agency_Getty Images.

These stirring shots capture the spirit, personality and ever-evolving style of London's residents over the course of 90 years.

Exhibition runs:

Friday 14th August - Saturday 5th September
Gallery opening: Mon - Fri: 10.00-18.30, Sat: 12.00-18.00. Admission free
Getty Images. Gallery46 Eastcastle Street, London. More information:

4 comentarios :

estil124 dijo...

Que tengas buenas vacaciones sevillana guapa!!! Pues seguramente iré a Sevilla el miércoles día 12 de agosto que mi chico quiere ir y yo encantadísima, jejeje!!! Si estás dime algo que yo el día 10 ya tengo internet y si quieres nos vemos un ratillo.


we wear things dijo...

ooh sounds like a fantastic exhibit!

Muaka dijo...

Que fotos mas curiosas hay que ver las imagenes que podemos captar ^^

Un besazo!

atelier dijo...

tengo que ir a esa expo! me encanta London, qué extraña la foto del pobre niño...

ya subí las fotos de Chanel por fin!