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The big picture: space-hopping into the future in 1970s Newcastle


Having come to London from Finland in the 1960s to study photography, Finnish-born Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen moved to the Byker district of Newcastle in 1968, with a plan to document the lives of the people who lived around her. She took this picture of a girl in her dressing-up box frock on her space …

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