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Annie Swynnerton

I forgot to say that, while I was in Manchester, I went to the art gallery and came across an exhibition of paintings by Annie Swynnerton (1844-1933). Some were familiar, but it was fascinating to see so many together, to … Continue reading

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Shirley Baker: Women and Children; and Loitering Men

Photographs of streets and their occupants in Salford, Moss Side, Hulme and Ancoats in the 1960s and 70s. The exhibition in Manchester Art Gallery also had recorded reminiscences from people who had featured in the shots.  Even allowing for an … Continue reading

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Vogue 100: a century of style

To Manchester Art Gallery yesterday to see this exhibition, which  showed photographs and covers from the first issue of Vogue magazine in 1916. 1916! The middle of war – as a separate gallery displaying images of the Somme by Nevinson and … Continue reading

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