COLOUR WORKS: MY BRITISH ARCHIVE THE 1980S AND 90S
Young mother working class 1980s UK
Hull, Humberside. 1980
In conservative blue and wearing her indoor pink slippers, Gillian Carrington seven months pregnant with Sonya and holding two year old Scott’s hand; surely a latter day Millais ‘Bubbles’ model, wanders down Subway Street past a Morris Minor Panel Van on her way to the shops. The Hessle Road area, an inner city working class enclave was home to fishermen and dockworkers.
The Lord Line building - former trawler company distinctive...