Balsall Heath, Birmingham. 1968<br />
A Tinkers  encampment and temporary scrap car dump on waste ground in Balsall Heath, an inner city slum and red light area.   <br />
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These photographs were taken on waste ground bordered to the south by Eyton Croft, or and Upper Highgate Street. Emily Street, Stanhope Street and Conybere St. At the time the area was a slum, with houses in very bad disrepair. The area was 90% caucasian, and was a red light area. All extremely improvised.
Gypsy child inner city camp site, Balsall Heath, Birmingham. 1968
Balsall Heath, Birmingham. 1968
A Tinkers encampment and temporary scrap car dump on waste ground in Balsall Heath, an inner city slum and red light area.


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These photographs were taken on waste ground bordered to the south by Eyton Croft, or and Upper Highgate Street. Emily Street, Stanhope Street and Conybere St. At the time the area was a slum, with houses in very bad disrepair. The area was 90% caucasian, and was a red light area. All extremely improvised.

Filename: Irish Tinker Gypsy child childhood travellers camp site inner city Birmingham 1960s UK 01.jpg
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Date: 27 Aug 2010
Location: Birmingham UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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