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The Silent Traveller: An Outsider’s Perspective of Britain, 1933-1955.

‘Umbrellas under Big Ben’—ink on paper, 1938. Courtesy of V&A.

The Tate Britain’s summer exhibition this year was “Another London: International Photographers Capture City Life 1930–1980”. Timed to coincide with the London Olympics, it featured photographs of London by photographers who were not British nationals. It was the city itself that took centre stage in the show, which celebrated the fact that well-known foreign photographers brought their “outsider” perspective to London and documented a “dynamic metropolis, richly diverse and full of contrast”.

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