Oral History of British Photography. Davies, Sue. (1 of 8)

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    The Photographers Gallery, London.

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    Davies, Sue, 1933- (speaker, female)

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    Williams, Val (speaker, female)

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    Part 1. Sue Davies [SD] describes early life (born 1933); living in Iran and London; going to School in England and then moving to New York; description of New York flat. Comments on paintings and books; City and Country school; then Nightingale Bamford School. Describes life in New York. SD describes mother. Mentions going to summer camp. Description of returning to England at age 14. Comments on ambition to become a journalist. Remarks on attending secondary school in London.

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    Performer notes : Sue Davies was founder director (1970-1991) of the Photographers Gallery, London. Major figure in the renaissance of British photography in the early 1970s.

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