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Racist Attack on Mother & Baby

(July 2009: original low res print scan replaced with scanned uncropped negative) Best Viewed Large On Black see rest of this horiffic event in the Racist Attack set.

 

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I was walking down Moore Street Dublin on a Sunday 27/07/08 when I was passed by a family of Romany Gypsies and then I heard behind me a bunch of Irish teenage girls shouting abuse at them and thinking they were very funny.

They then picked up old fruit from the stalls and were throwing this at the Romany Gypsies, this escalated as the Gypsies responded verbally. Then further as one teenage girl found old stallholders plastic chair and ran after the Gypsies hitting the woman pictured from behind. The woman tries to protect her baby wrapped in her arm in blankets. Luckily the situation soon diffused after this point.

Taken with Nikon F75: 50mm f/1.4D lens: Y44 Filter. Fomapan 200 film: Developed in Xtol Stock @21C for 6'30'' at 5'' Agitation/30''

 

Scan from 8''X10’’ Print on Ilford MGIV Pearl

 

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Taken on July 6, 2009