About this object

  • Maker:

    Hunter, Tom

  • ID:

    95.211

  • Production date:

    1994

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: Galleries of Modern London: World City Gallery: Capital Concerns

  • 'The Ghetto' is a model of Ellingfort Road and London Lane in Hackney. In the early 1990s the houses were occupied by squatters, many of whom were artists. The houses had been squatted for many years but were under threat from Hackney Council who had earmarked the streets for demolition. The council wished to replace the houses with light industrial units.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 449 mm; L 2366 mm; D 556 mm (max) (A section), H 495 mm; L 1834 mm; D 975 mm (max approx) (B section), D 855 mm (base), H 463 mm; L 2011 mm; D 553 mm (max) (C section), H 380 mm; L 2250 mm; D 800 mm (max) (D section)

  • Materials

    photographic gelatin; paper; wood

  • Rights Credit

    © Tom Hunter

  • Last Updated

    2018-08-16

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