Edited by Craig Atkinson.
Edition of 250
140 x 200 mm
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England 1970 – 1990: Work & Play is a collection of street photography and documentary images in England from the 1970 – 1990s by Trevor Ashby.
About the Artist
Having trained as a painter, Ashby travelled overland to India forty years ago without a camera. During the two years Ashby stayed there, he became increasingly aware that he was constantly framing images in my mind. On his return to England ‘I bought an old SLR camera and there started a lifetime’s passion for photography and the photographic image’.
About the Publisher
Café Royal Books (founded 2005) is an independent publisher based in Southport, England. Originally set up as a way to disseminate art, in multiple, affordably, quickly, and internationally while not relying on ‘the gallery’. Café Royal Books publishes artist’s books and zines as well as a weekly series of photobook/zines. The photographic publications are part of a long ongoing series, generally working with photographers and their archives, to publish work, which usually falls into 1970–2000 UK documentary / reportage.