November 25th, 2012

the girl lived in bethnal green, in the east end of london. at the photographer’s request she is dancing the lambeth walk, a dance made famous in the 1930s. although dressed in an ill-fitting assortment of clothes, she performs with elegance and self-possession.

the lambeth walk, 1936 [original]

photo by bill brandt, from the photography book

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