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Nick Hedges’ photographs for Shelter 1969-72

Tenement backyard, Glasgow 1971

Tenement backyard, Glasgow 1971

Photographer's Notes

One morning they’d been woken up by the sound of a demolition gang’s ball and chain smashing into the end of the block in which they lived. They’d stopped the demolition but had still to be rehoused. I called back in November and they were still there, despite frequent visits to the council offices.

Nick Hedges
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