21 July 2009

Passings ~ Jimmy Forsyth (1913-2009)

'Gatters' McElderry, c1957
Photograph © Jimmy Forsyth/Tyne & Wear Archive.

Jimmy Forsyth, a half-blind, but quite talented and insightful, socialist photographer who chronicled life in Newcastle upon Tyne for half a century has died. You can find an obituary here and slide show of his work here in The Guardian.



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