Manchester 1970s by John Bulmer
. Second impression (2020) of this small Cafe Royal paperback edition in as new condition. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
14cm x 20cm
archival inkjet on 308gsm Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper
About Manchester 1970s
It was the early 1970s when photojournalist John Bulmer set out to document life in the bleak industrial centres of the north of England. A pioneer of colour photography, Bulmer captured the north it in all its variety and beauty.
John Bulmer was a pioneer of colour photography in the early 1960’s working for the Sunday Times Magazine from the very first issue till the 1970’s
He was brought up in Herefordshire, became a passionate photographer, and when he went to study engineering at Cambridge continued taking photographs- first for the University newspaper Varsity and then for Image, a picture magazine that he co-founded. He also started shooting stories on Cambridge for Queen Magazine, the Daily Express newspaper, and finally a story on the Night Climbers of Cambridge which sold to Life Magazine.
This ended his career at Cambridge, and he went up to London. Where he was offered a job as photographer on the Daily Express.
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