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I wonder if anyone has any information about Park who operated from 89 Fleet Street.

This is all I have found so far.


There is a photograph which may be by him in the National Portrait Gallery:

http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp151525/charles-he...

This is a reference to his work:

http://www.spacestudios.org.uk/exhibition-programme/terry-dennett-a...

"Set amidst London’s shocking account of dingy workhouses and slum dwellings are a number of photographs by Charles Parks. The proprietor of the Radical Fleet Street news agency, Parks Press, Parks’ images of the homeless and destitute came to inform a body of photographic, text and archive work by Terry Dennett entitled The Crisis Project.”

Park was listed in the Newspaper Press Directory and Advertisers Guide 1917 with this entry:

“Park’s Press Photographic Agency, Limited. Topical photographs from all parts of the world and news stories will illustrations. Advertising and commercial photography a speciality. Address - 89 Fleet Street, London E. C. Telephone Holborn 2019”

http://www.mocavo.co.uk/The-Newspaper-Press-Directory-and-Advertise...

Does anyone know any more about him, or when he died. I am attaching a photograph by him which is in the National Library of Scotland. It shows Keir Hardie in his office.

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