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This is Whitechapel

On commission for the Whitechapel Gallery, British photographer Ian Berry captures the changing landscape of East London during the 1970s

Ian Berry

Ian Berry Toynbee hall. Whitechapel, London,UK. 1972. © Ian Berry | Magnum Photos
Ian Berry Selling puppies, kittens and other pets and livestock in a Whitechapel market. Whitechapel, London, UK. 1972. © Ian Berry | Magnum Photos
Ian Berry A woman in an apron, with a magnificent upswept hairdo, cuddles a white poodle in her arms outside a grocery mini market where a man is trying to sell bagels to emerging customers. Here a litle gi (...)
Ian Berry Old man walking stick in rubbish lined back streets of East London. Spitalfields, London, UK. 1976. © Ian Berry | Magnum Photos
Ian Berry Man with his daughter and kitten in London's East End. Whitechapel, London, UK. © Ian Berry | Magnum Photos
Ian Berry Food for the poor and the elderly, provided by a Church Fund, in Spitalfields. Whitechapel, London, UK. 1972. © Ian Berry | Magnum Photos
Ian Berry Visitors to an art gallery study the paintings. Whitechapel, London, UK. 1972. © Ian Berry | Magnum Photos
Ian Berry An old orthodox Jew stands in the back yard of a fresh food store among the delivery bikes with a couple cleaning boxes. Whitechapel, London, UK. 1972. © Ian Berry | Magnum Photos
Ian Berry Shopping for groceries at the local store. Whitechapel, London, UK. 1972. © Ian Berry | Magnum Photos
Ian Berry An old woman dressed to the nines in a smart hat and coat shows a toothless grin in the market. Whitechapel, London, UK. 1972. © Ian Berry | Magnum Photos
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