My New Home : Clapton, Hackney, London June 1 1967

"On June 1st 1967 I moved into the house I am still living in more than 50 years later" - Libby Hall

“Fifty years,” I hackneyed, “is a long time.”
“Not when you’re looking back at them,” she said. “You wonder how they vanished so quickly.”
– Isaac Asimov, I Robot

 

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

Day 1: The Sold sign on Libby’s new home in Clapton, Hackney, London – 1967

Libby Hall’s photographs have transported us to a pre-Cold War Vienna in 1959-1960, an afternoon at The Engineer’s Arms pub in Leiston, Suffolk (1966), Venice in 1961 and to see bookstalls on London’s Farringdon Road in 1966. And now she takes us round her London home in Clapton, Hackney, London.

“On June 1st 1967 I moved into the house I am still living in more than 50 years later,” says Libby. “The photos are from 1967, some on the day I got the keys.”

 

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

Summer 1967

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

Chloe in the Kitchen

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

1967 – Bathroom Wallpaper

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

1967 – Dining Room

1967 – Frances, Dennis and Chloe

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

1967 – Dining Room

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

1967 – Tiger and Sage

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

Clapton Station

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

1967 - Front room collage

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

John’s Paintings , 1967

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

1967

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

1967 – Ickburgh Road

Clapton London 1960s 1970s

 

Via: Libby Hall. Buy her brilliant book These Were Our Dogs here. It’s gorgeous.