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'Gorbals Boys' Bert Hardy Limited Edition Silver Gelatin Fibre Print

1948 (printed later)

$1,200

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'Gorbals Boys' (1948) by Bert Hardy Limited Edition 44/300 Silver Gelatin Fibre Print Paper size 10 x 12 inches Printed later Two boys in the Gorbals area of Glasgow. The Gorbals tenements were built quickly and cheaply in the 1840s, providing housing for Glasgow’s burgeoning population of industrial workers. Conditions were appalling; overcrowding was standard and sewage and water facilities inadequate. The tenements housed about 40,000 people with up to eight family members sharing a single room, 30 residents sharing a toilet and 40 sharing a tap. By the time this photograph was taken 850 tenements had been demolished since 1920. Redevelopment of the area began in the late 1950s and the tenements were replaced with a modern tower block complex in the sixties. This piece is ready for dispatch unframed. We have framing options available, please get in touch!

Details

  • Creator
    Bert Hardy (1913-1995, British)
  • Creation Year
    1948 (printed later)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm)Width: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Depth: 0.5 in. (1.27 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Framing
    Framing Options Available
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: SM1stDibs: LU38138031032

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