Photography

Oral History of British Photography. Davies, Sue. (2 of 8)

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:28

  • Shelf mark

    C459/7

  • Subjects

    Photography

  • Recording date

    1990-11

  • Recording locations

    The Photographers Gallery, London.

  • Interviewees

    Davies, Sue, 1933- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Williams, Val (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 2. Sue Davies [SD] describes parents; mother’s personality; mother’s death; father’s remarriage. Comments on school life; teachers at school; interest in Liberal Party; attending Triangle secondary college. Describes life in London; social life; job on the Municipal Journal; buying clothes; meeting John Davies. Comments on job in Birmingham. Mentions marriage; temping; Jazz clubs and first job after marriage.

  • Description

    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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