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Photograph - Big Kid

Big Kid

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Northampton (printed)

  • Date:

    1981 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Heywood, John (Mr) (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin silver print, mounted onto thick card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Heywood

  • Museum number:

    B.54-2013

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black and white photograph, mounted onto card, depicting a teenage boy, wearing glasses, riding a small child's bike on a suburban street.

Place of Origin

Northampton (printed)

Date

1981 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Heywood, John (Mr) (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin silver print, mounted onto thick card

Dimensions

Width: 510 mm, Height: 410 mm

Object history note

Most of the large collection of photographs acquired in 2013, B.5 to 162-2013, were printed for display in an exhibition at the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood, called 'Childhood, Inward and Outward Views' (16 May to 15 July 1990). John Heywood continued to develop his project to document the lives of contemporary children, and has subsequently added to the original collection of prints.

Descriptive line

'Big Kid', Black and white photograph mounted on card, by John Heywood, 1981

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Childhood

Categories

Children & Childhood; Children's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Limited edition

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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