Wolverhampton, 1970s | Photographs by Chris Hunt
A selection of images from a series called 'Out Of The Darkness'. Taken in Wolverhampton during the mid 1970s by our featured photographer Chris Hunt. The images in the series look at everyday life in Wolverhampton, as well as rising racial tensions in the city during the 1970s.

Chris "Before I started my career in advertising photography I carried on taking documentary photos, which was my true passion but I decided I couldn't make a living out which is why I went into the commercial world. From those early shots, 1975 approx, I have made three more potential books - one was about the changing face of Wolverhampton in the 1970s called 'Out of Darkness'. There are some vaguely humorous shots and some where I looked at racism in society."

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BHS, Mander Centre. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
BHS, Mander Centre. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Two men, Mander Centre, 1970s.
Two men, Mander Centre, 1970s.
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Immaculate Dressers. Mander Centre, Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Immaculate Dressers. Mander Centre, Wolverhampton, 1970s..
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Watching the girls. Mander Centre, Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Watching the girls. Mander Centre, Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Looking at the boys outside the records shop. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Looking at the boys outside the records shop. Wolverhampton, 1970s..
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Reading the sleevenotes. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Reading the sleevenotes. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Checkout Girl, 1970s.
Checkout Girl. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Spending the housekeeping, 1970s.
Spending the housekeeping, 1970s.
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Playing the machines. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Playing the machines. Wolverhampton, 1970s..
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Stop Immigration Graffiti. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Stop Immigration Graffiti. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Albinos Garage. Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Albinos Garage. Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Photo © Chris Hunt.
Black Power Graffiti. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Black Power Graffiti. Wolverhampton, 1970s.
Photo © Chris Hunt.

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