Make life worth living

Nick Hedges’ photographs for Shelter 1969-72

Sisters sharing a chair in a Gorbals slum tenement 1970

Sisters sharing a chair in a Gorbals slum tenement 1970

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". Two of the elder girls in the family. One was unemployed, the other about to leave school with no prospect of a job

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