Fw: [Dixielandjazz] Exhibiton of the Storyville photos of E. J. Bellocq

brian.harvey5 brian.harvey5" <brian.harvey5@ntlworld.com
Mon, 17 Jun 2002 20:42:45 +0100

Amendment - Apologies - the date that story appeared was June 12th........

>E.J. Bellocq's wonderful photos of the 'working' girls of New Orleans
>Storyville district have rightly become famous and not only for their
>possibly risky content. They are superb photographic art and capture an
>aspect of the jazz age that otherwise would be lost. 89 of the original
>photos survive and will be exhibited in London at the Photographer's
>Gallery, Great Newport street, from this Friday to August 3rd. This cache
>photographs was recovered by Lee Friedlander.
>A first class story of the collection was published in the Independent
>Review of August 12th.
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