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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Tony Ray-Jones

Westminster City Council

 
 
Tony Ray-Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. Tony Ray-Jones Marker
Inscription.

Photographer
1941-1972

lived and
worked
here

 
Erected by Royal Photographic Society.
 
Location. 51° 31.217′ N, 0° 9.528′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Gloucester Place just north of Crawford Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 Gloucester Place, City of Westminster, England W1U 6JX, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir Gerald Kelly (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacqueline du Pré (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sir Alfred Ayer (about 150 meters away); Benedict Arnold (about 180 meters away); William Wilkie Collins (about 180 meters away); John Lennon (about 180 meters away); Anthony Trollope (about 210 meters away); John Robert Godley (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Tony Ray-Jones 1941-1972 (British Photography - The Hyman Collection). Tony Ray-Jones (7 June 1941- 13 March 1972) was an influential British post-war photographer who is best remembered for his light-hearted,
Tony Ray-Jones Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
2. Tony Ray-Jones Marker - Wide View
quirky images of the English social landscape. The documentation of his fellow countrymen engaged in various leisure activities embodied a uniquely distinctive vision; quite a departure from the objective style of the 1960s war photographer. Ray-Jones' subjective and artistic approach to photography subsequently influenced a new generation of independent photographers emerging in 1970s Britain including Martin Parr, Daniel Meadows, Chris Steele-Perkins, and Simon Roberts.
(Submitted on October 22, 2017.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 103 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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