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John Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection (#6)

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Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: St Alphage Church & St Alphage House FF003407

St Alphage Church & St Alphage House FF003407
The ruins of St Alphage Church with the newly built St Alphage House tower block in the background, part of the ambitious post-war renewal of London Wall. Photographed by John Gay, c.1962

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Demolition FF003328

Demolition FF003328
A building in London under demolition with a crane in the foreground and smoke or dust rising from the rubble. Photographed by John Gay during the 1960s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001801_13

Highgate Cemetery MF001801_13
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Ivy colonizing the statue of a female form holding a pickaxe in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1997

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001771_50

Highgate Cemetery MF001771_50
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The entrance to a family catacomb in Egyptian Avenue in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in March 1991

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001668_29

Highgate Cemetery MF001668_29
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Snow covering the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in winter 1982

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001803_30

Highgate Cemetery MF001803_30
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Two crosses amongst the ivy of the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1997

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074756

Highgate Cemetery a074756
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Statue of a child angel with missing arm in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay, October 1987

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074589

Highgate Cemetery a074589
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The entrance to the Egyptian Avenue in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1993

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001788_03

Highgate Cemetery MF001788_03
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of a girl holding flowers amid the tombs of the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in Spring 1995

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001674_22

Highgate Cemetery MF001674_22
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Snow covering the grave of Jean Louis and Elizabeth Cameron Mieville in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in winter between 1980 and 1984

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074809

Highgate Cemetery a074809
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of a sad or sleeping figure with ivy creeping up it in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1995

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: St Albans Abbey FF003035

St Albans Abbey FF003035
ST ALBANS ABBEY, St Albans, Hertfordshire. The tower of St Albans Abbey seen from north-west in the churchyard. Photographed by John Gay in the 1960s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Beech wood FF002987

Beech wood FF002987
SHARPENHOE, Streatley, Bedfordshire. A close up of a beech tree trunk on Sharpenhoe Clappers. Photographed by John Gay c.1960s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Milk churns FF002967

Milk churns FF002967
Three milk churns by cow parsley, Ashendon, Buckinghamshire. Photographed by John Gay, 1950s-1970s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cat perch FF002964

Cat perch FF002964
A ginger cat sitting on a tree stump at Ashendon, Buckinghamshire, with Irises in the foreground. Photographed by John Gay, 1950s-1970s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001688_27

Highgate Cemetery MF001688_27
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Looking towards the entrance to the Egyptian Avenue, with the statue of an angel in the foreground, in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in October 1983

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery a097501

Tomb of Karl Marx, Highgate Cemetery a097501
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The tomb of Karl Marx seen through the gap between two gravestone crosses in the East Cemetery

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074548

Highgate Cemetery a074548
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. View through shrubbery towards the pedestal tomb of Frank Holl in the West Cemetery

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074460

Highgate Cemetery a074460
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Statue of girl holding lillies in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1987

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a073520

Highgate Cemetery a073520
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. View from the Egyptian Avenue on a foggy day showing entrances to family vaults in the inner circle of the Lebanon Circle, West Cemetery

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074416

Highgate Cemetery a074416
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. A statue in the West Cemetery depicting a female figure holding a cross and looking skywards. Photographed by John Gay between 1986 and 1991

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001684_23

Highgate Cemetery MF001684_23
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of an angel pointing towards heaven in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in May 1983

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery MF001577_35

Highgate Cemetery MF001577_35
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of a woman peeping out from behind a rose bush growing in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1980s/90s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074510

Highgate Cemetery a074510
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Statue of a young woman holding a cross carved in the form of a tree, marks the grave of Emily Marianne Wilson, hidden amongst the woodland of the West Cemetery

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a073642

Highgate Cemetery a073642
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. Two celtic cross gravestones in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in c.1997

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074602

Highgate Cemetery a074602
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, East Cemetery, Swains Lane, Highgate, Hampstead, Greater London. Looking between the slender trunks of three ash trees growing amongst the gravestones of the East Cemetery

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Footbridge FF003281

Footbridge FF003281
Looking along the interior of a covered footbridge at the London Docks. Photographed by John Gay in July 1965

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cat FF003176

Cat FF003176
A white Chinchilla Persian cat on a blue-coloured Kosset carpet. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1955-1975

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cat FF003156

Cat FF003156
A white Chinchilla Persian cat on a Kosset carpet. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1955-1975

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Grafton Road, London FF003120

Grafton Road, London FF003120
GRAFTON ROAD, London. Two women walking past the graffiti No Evictions! on a railway bridge on Grafton Road, Camden. Much of the area was bulldozed and redeveloped in the 1960s and early 1970s

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Gravestones, Highgate Cemetery a073399

Gravestones, Highgate Cemetery a073399
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, Greater London. Gravestones in the West Cemetery, showing the headstones of George Elsy Ruddock (d.1863) and William Ambrose (1832-1908), Late Master in Lunacy

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Railway station footbridge a062680

Railway station footbridge a062680
LONDON BRIDGE STATION, Southwark, London. View looking down the steps leading from the footbridge to the platforms at London Bridge station. Date range: 1960-1972. John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Dustbins a093697

Dustbins a093697
Three dustbins in a cobbled London back-street, beside an ornate iron wall grating. Photographed by John Gay. Date range 1945 - 1950

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Walberswick Beach a082343

Walberswick Beach a082343
WALBERSWICK BEACH, Suffolk. Rotted wooden posts in the sea at Walberswick, with figures in the distance. Photographed by John Gay in 1969

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Highgate Cemetery a074545

Highgate Cemetery a074545
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London. The statue of a young woman marking an overgrown grave in the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay between May 1989 - Oct 1989

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Sheep a091165

Sheep a091165
Two sheep wearing jackets. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Ceramics a079811

Ceramics a079811
Earthenware pots and jugs on a wooden pew in Kent. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Tomb stones a074598

Tomb stones a074598
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London. A leaning Celtic cross beside a gothic headstone dedicated to James Coward in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1970-1999

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Tomb, Highgate Cemetery a074532

Tomb, Highgate Cemetery a074532
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, London. A tomb in the West Cemetery decorated with a floral motif. Photographed by John Gay between May 1989 - October 1989

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Bus stop queue and power station a071671

Bus stop queue and power station a071671
HARLESDEN, London. A street scene with people waiting at a bus stop by a London Underground station sign in Harlesden at dusk

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Gospel Oak, London a070042

Gospel Oak, London a070042
GOSPEL OAK, London. Looking across Southampton Road, showing the railway line passing beneath the road with YANKS OUT OF VIETNAM graffiti on the road bridge and the Ludham

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Rural scene a090284

Rural scene a090284
ARBORFIELD, Berkshire. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Winter scene a090122

Winter scene a090122
Winter scene, Buckinghamshire. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Pears a089882

Pears a089882
Pears. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Twine a087975

Twine a087975
Twine / string. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Cross a081905

Cross a081905
A cross silhouetted in front of a church window. Interior view. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: Lavenham, Suffolk a081678

Lavenham, Suffolk a081678
LAVENHAM, Suffolk. Timber framed buildings. Corner of Lady Street and Water Street. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageJohn Gay Collection (1945-1990) Collection: St Nicholas Church, Denston, Suffolk a081656

St Nicholas Church, Denston, Suffolk a081656
ST NICHOLAS CHURCH, Denston, Suffolk. Photographed by John Gay



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