Make life worth living

Nick Hedges’ photographs for Shelter 1969-72

Family living in an overcrowded tenement flat Glasgow 1971

Family living in an overcrowded tenement flat Glasgow 1971

Photographer's Notes

Mr and Mrs C lived with their large family in what was virtually a derelict flat in one of the last Gorbals Tenements. "There’s nothing now that you can get angry about. You’ve said it all before"

Nick Hedges
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