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2 December 2015

Hop Pickers at Dawn 1956

This is Hop Pickers at Dawn 1956. Jane Bown was then 31 and by then a superb and unique photographer. As Lord Snowdon said: she was ‘a kind of English Cartier-Bresson’ who produced ‘photography at its best. She doesn’t rely on tricks or gimmicks, just simple, honest recording, but with a shrewd and intellectual eye.’

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