AWARD WINNING ESSAY ILLUSTRATING THE DEMISE OF INDUSTRY IN BIRMINGHAM AND THE BLACK COUNTRY.
A remarkable collection of award winning photographs and describing verse documenting Birmingham and The Black Country, England 1962 – 1966
The photographs form part of a project Peter Donnelly started in 1962, when he won The Daily Telegraph photographic competition with a unique set of images taken in and around Birmingham & The Black Country. The judges included David Bailey, one of Britain’s best known fashion photographers, Emil Buhrur editor of the Swiss magazine Camera, Ian James editor of The Photography Year Book & George Rodger founder of Magnum Photographers Agency.
The describing verse accompanying the pictures were added by Peter at a later date as he looked back in retrospect and are included in the book available as digital or printed editions: