Syd Shelton

The Kings of the Road, Dublin, 1985

framed silver gelatin print


Gelatin silver print
Signed, numbered, and dated on recto, printer’s stamp on verso
16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
Edition of 10
20% donation

Only 3 Available

Syd Shelton (1947) is a British photographer best known for his photographs documenting the Rock Against Racism (RAR) movement from 1976 in the UK. Shelton studied fine art at Wakefield College of Art. In the early 1970s he began his photography practice following a move to Australia. In Sydney, Syd worked as a freelance photojournalist for newspapers such as Nation Review, Tribune, and Digger. He was co-editor and was the art director for a series of photographic books that included the award winning Day in the Life of London, and Ireland: A Week in the Life of a Nation.

His work has been widely published and is in numerous public and private collections including: the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Tate Gallery, The National Portrait Gallery, The Photographers Gallery, The Istrian Museum of Modern Art, Rock Archive, Eric Frank Fine Art and Autograph. The work is beautifully mounted and framed in a black wood frame. Outside frame dimensions are 53 x 42 x 3.5 cm. Please allow 3-4 weeks for shipping.

This work is part of our exhibition “Seen Not Heard: Photographs of Children 1865-2023”. This special exhibition is in aid of children; a percentage of the sale price for each print sold (varying between 10% and 100% f or each print) will be donated to Save the Children Fund, a registered charity in England and Wales (2130890), Scotland (SC039570) and Isle of Man (199). Please see exhibition catalogue for details.


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