The Last Hurrah

Dafydd Jones




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Original Title The Last Hurrah
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The Last Hurrah by Dafydd Jones. First (only) impression. Newspaper style publication in new condition. Signed by Dafydd Jones to front cover. No markings. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted any questions please get in touch.

About The Last Hurrah

After winning a prize in a photography competition run by The Sunday Times magazine in 1981 with a set of pictures of the ‘Bright Young Things’, British photographer Dafydd Jones was hired by, bible of the upper crust, Tatler magazine to photograph the Hunt Balls, society weddings and debutante dances of the British upper class season, and would continue to do so until 1989.

“I had access to what felt like a secret world. It was a subject that had been written about and dramatised but I don’t think any photographers had ever tackled before. There was a change going on. Someone described it as a ‘last hurrah’ of the upper classes.” – Dafydd Jones

This publication was released to coincide with an exhibition at the Print Sales Gallery at the Photographers’ Gallery in London from 3rd August to 8th September 2018.

Dafydd Jones writes of his work:

“I’ve been inspired to photograph people, eccentricity, the art world, fashion and parties. in 1981 I was a prizewinner in a photography competition run by the Sunday Times magazine with a set of pictures of the ‘Bright Young Things’. I was then hired by Tina Brown to photograph Balls, debutante dances and weddings for the Tatler magazine. Under Mark Boxer the style of social pictures in the magazine developed into an irrerevant but affectionate portrait of english social life and the social season…”

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Weight 1 kg