Make life worth living

Nick Hedges’ photographs for Shelter 1969-72

Teenage girls waiting in backyard of tenement block Maryhill 1971

Teenage girls waiting in backyard of tenement block Maryhill 1971

Photographer's Notes

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

Nick Hedges
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