The Teds. book.
AUTHORS: CHRIS STEELE-PERKINS & RICHARD SMITH
The Teds is a classic of British photography. A vivid and absorbing book that combines iconic images and text to tell a fascinating story that spans some three decades.
The Teddy Boys were a flashily dressed, rebellious and sometimes violent youth movement that originated in Britain in the ’50s. The three-quarter-length Edwardian jacket with velvet collar, drainpipe trousers and quiff became a focus of male fashion which still holds cult status today.The Tedscombines image and text to tell their story-a fascinating tale spanning three decades. Chris Steele-Perkinsis a member of the prestigious Magnum Photos. He has published eight books and exhibited worldwide. His reportages have received high public acclaim and won several awards, including the Tom Hopkinson Prize for British Photojournalism, the Oscar Barnack Prize, the Robert Cappa Gold Medal and a World Press Award.
- Hardcover: 128 pages
- Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing; First Edition edition (April 1, 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1899235442
- ISBN-13: 978-1899235445
- Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 7 x 0.7 inches