Monday, April 27, 2009

Picture Of The Day : Shop

This is a postcard I bought many years ago from the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television. It is simply entitled "Shop" and the name of the photographer is not recorded. However, it has always been an image that has been etched into my memory : it is something to do with the posture and facial expression of the shopkeeper. It is also something to do with the peeling Lifebuoy soap advert. I would guess it was taken in the 1920s or 1930s, but where, I have no idea.

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