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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4052
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1950-1979
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.07 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Mallins | Hester | fl 1950-1980 | photographer


Administrative/Biographical history:

No administrative history has been traced for these photographs.


Scope and content/abstract:

This series of photographs were taken in the 1950s - 1970s of exteriors of London buildings. They cover the areas of Camden, City of London, Hackney, Islington, Lambeth, Southwark, Tower Hamlets and Westminster. They show views of various buildings, including the Whitechapel Post Office before, during and after demolition; Mann, Crossman and Paulin Ltd Brewers, Bethnal Green; Stepney Green and Whitechapel Stations along with many panoramic shots. The photographs were taken by Hester Mallin and colleagues.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Photographs arranged according to location: Camden; City of London; Hackney; Islington; Lambeth; Southwark; Tower Hamlets; Westminster.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The photographs were gifted to the London Metropolitan Archives in July 1998.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
August to October 2010.

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