Maidens in Waiting

After writing an article for an amateur photography magazine claiming that photographers did not need expensive equipment to create good photographs, Hardy staged a carefully posed photograph of two women sitting on the railings of Blackpool’s promenade using a Kodak Box Brownie in 1951. This photograph has since gone on to become an iconic image of post-war Britain.

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