Ralph Eugene Meatyard • SFMOMA

Friday, 9 September 2016

“And now we also have sought to portray these harder phases of life, bringing to bear the precision of photography in illustration of our subject. The unquestionable accuracy of this testimony will enable us to present true types of the London Poor and shield us from the accusation of either underrating or exaggerating individual peculiarities of appearance.” John Thomson and Adolphe Smith as quoted by Greg Leach • Photomonitor

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