England by Josef Koudelka (1976)

The photograph entitled “England” was taken by Josef Koudelka in 1976. It is a black and white image that features an older man in the foreground, shown in profile, wearing a flat cap. The man appears contemplative or perhaps looking into the distance. In the background, there is a view down a narrow street lined with brick walls and terraced houses, which gives a sense of depth and perspective. The photograph captures a very textured scene with the detailed brickwork on the walls and the pattern of the cobbled street, evoking a strong sense of place and time. The sky is overcast, contributing to the somewhat bleak and moody atmosphere of the image.

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