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TOWER HAMLETS SPITALFIELDS EAST LONDON 197Os BRITAIN

Whitechapel, London. 1975<br />
Great Eastern Buildings Peabody Housing Estate.  A resident in her living room, covers her eyes, head in hand, exhausted after a hard days work. She is wearing a typical 1970’s housecoat, an overall that covered her best clothes and was often worn rather than an apron for housework. Yesterdays empty glass pint milk bottle and todays fresh pinta stand on the crowded table while the tea brews. On the walls of her room are photographs of her daughters wedding and a large heart shaped decoration, reminding her that she is always loved. <br />
These crumbling blocks of flats were beginning to be torn down during the mid 1970’s.
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PEABODY ESTATE TOWER HAMLETS EAST LONDON INTERIOR 1970S BRITAIN
Whitechapel, London. 1975
Great Eastern Buildings Peabody Housing Estate. A resident in her living room, covers her eyes, head in hand, exhausted after a hard days work. She is wearing a typical 1970’s housecoat, an overall that covered her best clothes and was often worn rather than an apron for housework. Yesterdays empty glass pint milk bottle and todays fresh pinta stand on the crowded table while the tea brews. On the walls of her room are photographs of her daughters...
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From gallery: TOWER HAMLETS SPITALFIELDS EAST LONDON 197Os BRITAIN
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 1 Mar 2010
Location: London UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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