Chatham May Queen Festival, Kent

Tony Ray-Jones

Chatham May Queen Festival, Kent

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

17.5 x 26.2 cms (6.88 x 10.30 ins)

1968

HC 8496

Literature

Tony Ray-Jones, A Day Off, London, Thames and Hudson, 1974, plate. 72.

This image is printed on 38 x 29 cm doubleweight paper

The image is blindstamped Tony Ray-Jones in the lower right margin.

The reverse of the image is inscribed in pencil:
'TRJ ICA 7 /
'Printed by Tony Ray-Jones'
Anna Ray Jones

Young children in fancy dress holding up umbrellas at the Chatham May Queen Festival, Kent. Photograph by Tony Ray-Jones (1941-1972) who created most of his images of the British at work and leisure between 1966 and 1969. Travelling around Britain, he recorded the unguarded moments of people from all sections of British society with a distinctive and highly individual style, combining both sadness and humour.







British Photography / The Hyman Collection

Tony Ray-Jones

Chatham May Queen Festival, Kent

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

17.5 x 26.2 cms (6.88 x 10.30 ins)

1968

HC 8496

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