Tenement Kids And The City – Glasgow In 1975

“All of these photos were taken on a weekend return from art college to visit my parents in the east end of Glasgow in 1975,” says John J Brady. “I obviously hadn’t mastered the camera and light meter combo that I’d borrowed from the college and the original negatives are in a poor state. But the images capture a place in time.”

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John’s photographs of Glasgow are authentic. The mixed light is reminiscent of Léonard Misonne’s extraordinary photographs. We see the city’s landmarks and children playing by their decaying tenements.

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