Monday, September 21, 2015

Cats of London in the 1950s

British photojournalist Thurston Hopkins worked for Picture Post in postwar Britain. His signature features began with 'Cats of London' (Feb 1951 edition). The blitz had made many cats homeless, and these strays had often established themselves in the bombsites, living on scraps. Hopkins collected pictures of these rough and ready street felines, attracting them with a little food.

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