52 old-timey photos of Underground life by Bob Mazzer
The journeyman photographer's work reveals a nostalgia-stirring portrait of London life in the '70s and '80s
Photographer Bob Mazzer has been taking pictures on the London Underground for the last four decades. If his surreptitious portraits of anonymous Londoners look familiar, that’s because we’ve featured a few of them before on the Time Out blog.
We’re huge fans of East End-born Bob’s work, particularly his shots from the 1980s, a time when you could happily puff away on a fag on your morning commute and when Bob himself worked as a projectionist at a King’s Cross porn cinema.
Now, Bob’s tube photography has been compiled into a gorgeous 200-page book, published on June 12 by Spitalfields Life Books, priced £20. Pictures from 'Bob Mazzer – Underground' will also be on show at the Howard Griffin Gallery in Shoreditch from June 12 to July 13.
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