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25 pictures that show brutal reality of poverty in and Manchester and Salford The images were taken over four years by photographer Nick Hedges on behalf of charity Shelter – and now an appeal has been issued to trace the children in the pictures Salford, Photos Du, Old Photos, Manchester Street, Manchester Uk, Francis Wolff, Nam June Paik, Fotografia Social, Slums

25 pictures that show brutal reality of poverty in 1960s and 1970s Manchester and Salford

The images were taken over four years by photographer Nick Hedges on behalf of charity Shelter - and now an appeal has been issued to trace the children in the pictures

Award-winning photographer of The Napalm Girl talks about putting people at the core of his work, and his coverage of the Vietnam War War Photography, History Of Photography, Documentary Photography, Photography Themes, Street Photography, Famous Photos, Iconic Photos, Napalm Girl, Vietnam War Photos

20 of the Most Famous Photographs in History

These 20 famous photographs are significant in history each for their own reason. Read to find out more about them and how photography has literally changed history in many cases.

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25 pictures that show brutal reality of poverty in 1960s and 1970s Manchester and Salford

The images were taken over four years by photographer Nick Hedges on behalf of charity Shelter - and now an appeal has been issued to trace the children in the pictures

In this week's The Way We Were we look at the history of the cotton industry – which helped turn Manchester into the powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution. History Manchester, Manchester England, Space Photography, Street Photography, Local History, Family History, Beer Factory, Cotton Mill, Industrial Revolution

The Way We Were: When cotton was king and Manchester led Industrial Revolution

In this week's The Way We Were we look at the history of the cotton industry – which helped turn Manchester into the powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution.

This is another photo by Shirley Baker. It shows children being creative in the street. The chalk drawings give it an aged look. I like the idea of children drawing and playing in the street without causing any chaos Vintage Children, My Children, Shirley Baker, Photo Vintage, Foto Art, Drawing For Kids, Children Drawing, The Good Old Days, Vintage Photographs

Who needs a Playstation? Pictures of an age when happiness was a stick of chalk and a pair of mum's big shoes...

Taken around Manchester in the Sixties, these newly discovered black-and-white images are an evocative portrait of an age when poverty was rife but communities made their own entertainment.

Push and shove: Children play on a makeshift swing PICTURES by Shirley Baker, taken from the Mary Evans Picture Library Manchester Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Swing Pictures, Black White Photos, Black And White Photography, Photos Du, Old Photos, Serge Najjar, Shirley Baker

Who needs a Playstation? Pictures of an age when happiness was a stick of chalk and a pair of mum's big shoes...

Taken around Manchester in the Sixties, these newly discovered black-and-white images are an evocative portrait of an age when poverty was rife but communities made their own entertainment.

Captured by photographer, Shirley Baker, these are the haunting photos of the dying days of Manchester’s slum-land. Fishing Photography, Street Photography, Black White Photos, Black And White Photography, Photos Du, Old Photos, Shirley Baker, The Old Days, Slums

Incredible 1960s photo capture the last days of the slums | OverSixty

Captured by photographer, Shirley Baker, these are the haunting photos of the dying days of Manchester’s slum-land.

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An Oldham Borough Police on point duty at the junction of Crossbank Street and Manchester Street in the 1930s or early 1940s. This image is from a set of glass plate negatives produced by the force’s photographers of the period. The Oldham Borough Police area is now policed by Greater Manchester Police. To see more images from the Oldham Borough Police collection please follow the link below. Oldham Borough Police Collection From the collection of the Greater Manchester Police Museum and…

picture by Shirley Baker, from the Mary Evans Picture Library (taken around Manchester in the sixties) from vintage photo I quite like her photos of children at play in the streets. Vintage Pictures, Vintage Images, Shirley Baker, Goldscheider, Vintage Illustration, Dolls Prams, Photo Vintage, Dad Shoes, Shoes Too Big

Who needs a Playstation? Pictures of an age when happiness was a stick of chalk and a pair of mum's big shoes...

Taken around Manchester in the Sixties, these newly discovered black-and-white images are an evocative portrait of an age when poverty was rife but communities made their own entertainment.

The Photographers' Gallery currently have an exhibition of the late Shirley Baker's street photography in Manchester and Salford; from 1961 to but mostly from the Sixties, at a time when the old slums were being cleared away. Black N White Images, Black And White Portraits, Black And White Photography, Black White, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Shirley Baker, Charles Trenet

Who needs a Playstation? Pictures of an age when happiness was a stick of chalk and a pair of mum's big shoes...

Taken around Manchester in the Sixties, these newly discovered black-and-white images are an evocative portrait of an age when poverty was rife but communities made their own entertainment.

Cycling along a terraced street, Salford, Manchester Shirley Baker (Mary Evans Picture Library) Old Pictures, Old Photos, Shirley Baker, Black N White Images, Black And White, Manchester Street, Manchester England, Shoes Too Big, Street Portrait

Who needs a Playstation? Pictures of an age when happiness was a stick of chalk and a pair of mum's big shoes...

Taken around Manchester in the Sixties, these newly discovered black-and-white images are an evocative portrait of an age when poverty was rife but communities made their own entertainment.