Secretly Pleased

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Secretly Pleased

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Alice Longstaff BIPP (1907 – 1992) was a pioneer photographer from Hebden Bridge. Rare for her time, she was a craftswoman and an independent proprietor who forged a firm path through the man’s world of the early twentieth century. In an era when simply everyone had their photographs taken – which were often displayed ‘in t’ winder’ – Alice and her husband John became cherished fixtures of the town over many decades, keeping their studio as something of a social ‘salon’.

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