Haunting portrait of a vanishing world: Photographer captures desperate decline of 1970s Leeds as the old way of life slowly died
These haunting images form part of a set taken by Peter Mitchell, a lorry driver originally from Catford, south London, who took the photos as he journeyed around Yorkshire.
North faces: John Bulmer's photographs of life in northern England
See a stunning collection of images by John Bulmer, a pioneer of colour photography who captured the beauty of 1960s northern England
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Saturday dance at Provincial Club, Everton Road, Liverpool, 1996 - Ken Grant - James Hyman: Fine Art and Photographs
From the series \'Close Season\'.Edition of 8Ken Grant\'s critical photographs document the Liverpudlian economic landscape. He has rarely strayed far from the coast in his work, and has consequently created a specific archive of the economic and social climate of the coastline. His images are a critical fusion between the dark and pessimistic aesthetic of Chris Killip with the cropped and often disorientating points of view used by other photographers of the period such as Anna Fox and…
George Henry Lee & Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1853 by Henry Boswell Lee, George Henry Lee started life as a bonnet warehouse at 12 Basnett Street on the corner of Leigh Street Liverpool. The shop prospered and grew, gradually developing into a department store. In 1874, the last of the Lee sons retired and control passed to Thomas Oakshott, who, in 1887, became the first tradesman to become Lord Mayor of Liverpool, an appointment which added to the prestige of the enterprise. In 1910, the year Thomas Oakshott died, the…