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Creator:
Bill Brandt, 1904–1983, British
Title:

Crowded Improvised Air Raid Shelter in Liverpool Street Tube Tunnel

Former Title(s):

Crowded Improvised Air Raid Shelter in Liverpool Tube Tunnel

Date:
1940
Medium:
Gelatin silver print on moderately thick, gloss photographic paper mounted on thick, slightly textured, white card
Dimensions:
Mount: 20 x 15 15/16 inches (50.8 x 40.5 cm), Sheet: 13 1/2 x 11 1/2in. (34.3 x 29.2cm), and Image: 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches (34.3 x 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left on back: "PH" (encircled); inscribed in graphite, lower left to lower right on back: "BRANDT / CRowed [sic] Improvised Air-Raid Shelter in LIVerpool Tube Tunnel / p 52 SL"

Signed in black ink, lower right below image: "Bill Brandt"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the Parnassus Foundation, courtesy of Jane and Raphael Bernstein
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2004.8.2
Classification:
Photographs
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
advertisements | architectural subject | blankets | bodies | bombs | bottle | children | cityscape | clock | crowding | genre subject | historical subject | iron | night | platform | shelter | sleeping | steel | subway | trains | tunnel | wall | war
Associated Places:
City of London | England | Europe | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54387
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