Shelton, Syd - Street Portraits

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Syd Shelton.
Street Portraits.

Southport, United Kingdom: Cafe Royal Books, 2020. 
Staple-bound softcover. 
36 pages. 
Black & White. 

British photographer Syd Shelton known for his involvement
in and photographing of the Rock around Racism movement.
His photos are held in the permanent collections of the Tate
and Victoria and Albert.
Born in North Yorkshire he studied painting at Leeds College of Art.

Café Royal Books (founded 2005) is an independent
publisher based in Southport, England.
Originally set up as a way to disseminate art,
in multiple, affordably, quickly, and internationally
while not relying on 'the gallery'.

Café Royal Books publishes artist's books and zines
as well as a weekly series of photobook/zines.
The photographic publications are part of a long
ongoing series, generally working with photographers
and their archives, to publish work, which usually falls
into 1970–2000 UK documentary / reportage.