- Martine Franck born 1938
- Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper
- Image: 360 x 242 mm
- Gift Eric and Louise Franck London Collection 2013
In 1977 the Queen’s Silver Jubilee was marked with celebrations at every level throughout the
country and Commonwealth. The final event of the central week of celebrations was a river progress up the Thames from Greenwich to Lambeth on 9 June. Rather than documenting the royals, Greenwich, London 1977 focuses on a child among the crowd, wearing a celebratory hat and yet cheerless, physically restrained by crowd control barriers and set apart from the protagonists of the commemoration.
Gallery label, September 2016
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