Dorothy Bohm: Sixties London

  • post war history
  • photography

Explore the streets of 1960s London through the eyes of pioneering photographer Dorothy Bohm.

Step back in time and discover the diversity of life in London throughout the swinging ‘60s with photographs focusing on its inhabitants from all walks of life, from young schoolchildren to market traders.

Born in East Prussia in 1924, Dorothy Bohm moved to England in 1939 to escape the threat of Nazism. She has worked as a photographer all around the world, capturing lives from Europe to America to the Far East.

Bohm co-founded the Photographers’ Gallery in London in 1971 and was elected an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society in 2009.

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