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This exhibition displays a selection from the street photographer Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive.

Robert Blomfield practised street photography across the UK from the 1950s to the 1970s, beginning in Edinburgh, where he studied medicine.

A subsequent medical career meant that Blomfield’s vast collection of images remained largely unseen.

This exhibition documents the dramatic shifts taking place in Scotland’s urban landscape during the 1960s.It includes candid shots of children playing amongst crumbling tenements, student life, and evolving architecture, and offers a rare opportunity to reappraise our understanding of Scottish culture at that time.

City Art Centre

2 Market Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1DE

01315 293 993


Opening times

Mon - Sun 10am - 5pm
Closed 25 & 26 Dec, 1 & 2 Jan

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