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‘stiff upper lip’

September 7, 2007

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“I first saw him from across the street bending over screwing in a prosthetic forearm that had fallen off his upper arm onto the pavement. Before I could come to his aid, he had re-joined it and was off crossing the street toward me. The elderly gentleman represents the British character quality of making do and going on no matter what. Stiff upper lip…”

Bruce Davidson talking about his photograph above in London 1960. Taken from his book ‘England/Scotland 1960’

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  1. liquidsnakemi permalink
    February 26, 2008 12:15 am

    that’s a really interesting caption. Did Bruce Davidson write any other books?

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