Roger Mayne. Photographs

Roger Mayne. Photographs
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Roger Mayne. Introduction by Ray Gosling.

London. Jonathan Cape. 2001. First edition, first printing. Photo-illustrated boards, dust jacket. 160 pages. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. 300 x 235mm (11 x 9"). 1.2kg. 0224060546. English. Near fine; slight marking to rear white jacket.

A retrospective look at the work of English photographer Roger Mayne. The book covers a 40 year career and begins with Mayne's seminal street photographs of the children and other residents of Southam Street, North Kensington, London. These documentary photographs, taken over a period of 5 years in the 1950s, are defining images of the age and were celebrated in an exhibition at the V&A Museum in 1986. Another section looks at his street photographs of Teenagers. Further chapters include 'The Streets', 'The British at Leisure', 'The Urban Landscape', 'The Mediterranean', 'Landscape' and 'Family'.