Christmas 2009: Tom Harrison and Mass Observation

If you’ve come across Humphrey Spender’s “Worktown” series of Bolton photographs from the ’30s (see his Bolton Wanderers sequence here) then you’ll enjoy this multi-part documentary about Tom Harrison, whose fault the whole Mass Observation thing ultimately was. Nosiness will never be the same again:

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One response to “Christmas 2009: Tom Harrison and Mass Observation

  1. Thanks for this – it’s marvellous.