Ken Russell's London...The director of Tommy and Women In Love was a freelance photographer before going into films. He lived in west London in the 1950s and made the area around Portobello and its inhabitants a favourite subject.

Ken Russell's London...The director of Tommy and Women In Love was a freelance photographer before going into films. He lived in west London in the 1950s and made the area around Portobello and its inhabitants a favourite subject.

One of many unidentified photos of children, taken for parents, long gone. We can never know the love, the joy, or the sorrow that those parents experienced from these.

One of many unidentified photos of children, taken for parents, long gone. We can never know the love, the joy, or the sorrow that those parents experienced from these.

"Je me souviens ce jour là, un samedi, en revenant du grand magasin, papa s'était arrêté en chemin pour me laisser ramasser un bouquet de marguerites."

"Je me souviens ce jour là, un samedi, en revenant du grand magasin, papa s'était arrêté en chemin pour me laisser ramasser un bouquet de marguerites."

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I remember many of my grandmother's photos being hand tinted like this, including my mum's wedding pictures! Beautiful!

I remember many of my grandmother's photos being hand tinted like this, including my mum's wedding pictures! Beautiful!

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