85 Davenport Street By Humphrey Spender - January 23rd 1938

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Tom Harrisson (right) , the leader of Mass-Observation’s early work in Bolton, shaves during a meal time, whilst observer Walter Hood (left) tries to scrape the last of the jam out of the jar. The photograph was taken at 85 Davenport St, M-O’s ramshackle headquarters in a domestic house close to the centre of Bolton.

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