Photo Essay: Britain – The End of Industry

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 Foundry Worker, Sidney Smith Foundry, 1983. Photograph: John Myers

10 September 2019 |Photographs: John Myers | The Guardian

In Britain in the 1980s, the Black Country’s metal industry was hit hard and a landscape that had been formed by the Industrial Revolution disappeared. John Myers’ book The End of Industry captures that time.

Read the story behind Myers’ photographs here.

All Photographs: John Myers/Courtesy RRB Photobooks

 

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