Weston-Super-Mare, July 1963.
Photographed by Terry Spencer, 1969.
Photographed by Arby Reed, 1968.
1970. Boys in a Glasgow back court show off their Christmas presents, which include astronaut suits and Space Hoppers.
Photo by Clive Boursnell, © 2008 Market Photos Limited.
Wallsend shipyard, Tyneside in 1973. Via Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.
9th December, 1961.
“Hypnotist Henry Blythe, gives his daughter Sally, 17, advice before she starts a driving lesson at Torquay, England, January 15, 1960. Blythe says he hypnotizes her as he has some 40 other new drivers, all of whom have passed their test.”
These are members of the The 59 Club, a motorcyle gang based in the East End of London. It started out as a Church of England-based youth club, and went on to play a key role in the birth of the “rockers” subculture.
Photographed in 1941, when rationing meant children has to settle for less appetising treats than they were used to.
Epsom Races, 1920. Photo via Nationaal Archief.
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