Bert Hardy

The legendary British photographer who rose to prominence through his distinctive photojournalistic style, working as chief photographer at the influential British photographic news magazine Picture Post during the 1940s and 1950s
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Ming the panda taking a snap of photographer Bert Hardy's son, Mike, 1939

Bert Hardy In December five giant pandas were smuggled out of China to England. Four of them were bought by London Zoo. Photographer Bert Hardy’s son, Mike Hardy, poses for a photo with Ming one of the pandas at London Zoo. From Bert Hardy/Getty Images

The Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1941, photograph by Bert Hardy for the Picture Post.

The Gorbals, Glasgow, Bert Hardy/Getty Images. Picture Post published an article about a working class district of Glasgow which it described as 'The Forgotten Gorbals'. Mary 16 year old bakery worker was the most powerful of all the images.

Bert Hardy. Newcastle

Hey kid, you wanna see some pictures? A woman and child walking down a Tyneside street, in Newcastle, England, 1950 From Bert Hardy/Getty Images ”

Punch and Judy: Liverpool - unpub (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images) 1955

Before my time, I respect that. Punch and Judy: Liverpool - unpub (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images) 1955

Youngsters enjoy a kickabout in Glasgow in 1948. Bert Hardy himself came from a working-class family and was the eldest of seven children | Photographer:  Bert Hardy, d.1995

From a sweetheart's tears at Paddington to gravestone-jumping street urchins of Glasgow's slums: Striking images of celebrated WWII photographer Bert Hardy

Maidens in waiting, Blackpool. Bert Hardy's iconic image (1951)

Oh we did like to be beside the seaside! The pictures which show the heyday of Blackpool as THE British holiday resort

Boys with comic, Liverpool, 1940 © Bert Hardy

Boys with comic, Liverpool, 1940 © Bert Hardy Eee you are a mucky kid dirty as a dust bin lin