Series: Contact Sheets

1946 - 1980
Series containing Photographic material
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Boxes containing 3676 uncatalogued contact sheets of the work of photographer John Gay. These are organised as follows: Box One - Cows (192 sheets), Cats and Dogs (230 sheets), Dogs (199 sheets), Miscellaneous Animals (217 sheets), Trees (73 sheets), Plants (53 sheets), Miscellaneous including Camera Press (57 sheets).

Box Two - Foreign Material including Austria/Germany (9 sheets), France (53 sheets), Yugoslavia/Michigan (3 sheets), Denmark/Crete (37 sheets), Italy (42 sheets), London Stations (18 sheets), and People (18 sheets).

Box Three - Reference Sheets of possible promotional material (111 sheets), Counties including Buckinghamshire, Cambridgshire, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Cheshire and Cumbria (209 sheets).

Box Four - Counties: Devon, Derbyshire, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Gloucester (159 sheets).

Box Five - Counties: Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Kent (192 sheets).

Box Six - Counties: Lincolnshire, Monmouthshire, Norfolk, Northumberland, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire (75 sheets).

Box Seven - Counties: Salop, Somerset, Staffordshire, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Suffolk, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire (238 sheets).

Box Eight - Scotland (106 sheets).

Box Nine - Hampstead Heath (134 sheets).

Box Ten - London: East End, Tower, Docks, Greenwich (147 sheets).

Box Eleven - London: Central London (178 sheets).

Box Twelve - Wales, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands (199 sheets).

Box Thirteen - Stations: Baker Street, British Airways Terminal, Waterloo, Victoria, St Pancras, Marylebone, Paddington, London Bridge, Liverpool Street, Fenchurch Street, Euston, Charing Cross, Cannon Street, Blackfriars, Broad Street, Kings Cross (133 sheets).

Box Fourteen - Highgate, Hampstead, Kenwood House (179 sheets).

Box Fifteen - Highgate Cemetery (182 sheets).

Box Sixteen - London: Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, Bridges, Kew, Richmond, Portobello Road (131 sheets).

Box Seventeen - London: South, Slums, General (102 sheets).


This is part of the Collection: GAY01 John Gay Collection

This Series contains the following materials:
Photograph (Print): 3,676


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Photographer: Gay, John