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Whitehall

By KingBee
This image, the last in the present series, has been uploaded previously but within the context of my “London 1970” theme I am putting it up again. It is probably my absolute favourite when I think of the city at that time. It presents the assumption that we are imagining two utterly different lives and lifestyles, with an elderly lady on crutches studying a fine example of a young trooper of the Household Cavalry mounted on his equally fine mount. The juxtaposition of the characters is really what this picture is all about.

Thanks again for all your support and interest shown in my London images from 1970. Tomorrow I'll be taking you across The Pond for a selection of images from the same year, taken variously in New York, Washington DC and Mexico City. I hope they stir your senses as much as they have done, and continue to do, mine.

Tags: Photo journalism London Whitehall Household cavalry

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Comments


12 Jul 2020 9:05AM
Excellent candid Bob,
Fred.
12 Jul 2020 9:39AM
great scene and shot
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
12 Jul 2020 9:48AM
Her outfit is so typical of that era. Could have been anyone's Granny 😁
12 Jul 2020 10:21AM
Great stuff, Bob one of those pictures that you take with a buzz in your heart.

JohnSmile
SlowSong Plus
13 9.9k 30 England
12 Jul 2020 10:57AM
Well that's a sight you don't see every day. Smile
12 Jul 2020 11:31AM
Great street image.
Sylvia
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 20 Canada
12 Jul 2020 2:04PM
I love the way the horse is looking at her. With sympathy for her condition. A wonderful image that grabs me.
Such a beautiful candid Bob.
Carol
saltireblue Plus
11 12.4k 77 Norway
12 Jul 2020 8:41PM
The horse is worried for her, its expression is so sympathetic.
12 Jul 2020 11:08PM
Excellent Bob..Lin
bliba Plus
16 2 Austria
13 Jul 2020 6:12AM
a very well timed and captured street photographyWink
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2020 8:02PM
A beautiful candid moment caught. I like the image and the overall content...
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