Arm in arm

  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.

Babes in arms

  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.

Family outings

  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.

Groups of three

  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.

Push prams

  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.

Siblings

  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians

Singles, second shot

  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians

A bustling city

  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.

Brown paper packages

  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.

Crowded footpaths

  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.

In uniform

  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.
  • Black & white candid photo of people walking down city street.

Caught the photographers eye

  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians

Out with dad

  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians

Toddler cuteness

  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians

Walk then pose

  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians
  • Black and white street photograph of pedestrians

 

Ikon Studio Archive

Unidentified pedestrians, Martin Place, Sydney, 1950, Ikon Studio
Unidentified pedestrians, Martin Place, Sydney, 1950, Ikon Studio. Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection, Sydney Living Museums.

The Ikon Studio archive of candid street photography is a documentation of everyday life on Martin Place, Sydney, in 1950. The photographer focused on passing pedestrians but also caught the backdrop of building facades, city traffic and architecture. The 5000 frames shot on negative film give immediate evidence of the photographers ‘street view’ experience and also reveal the subjects responses to being photographed. 

Ikon Studio

Unidentified family, 1950, Martin Place, Sydney, Ikon Studios.
Unidentified family, 1950, Martin Place, Sydney, Ikon Studio. Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection, Sydney Living Museums.

During the public call out for our Street Photography exhibition an extraordinarily rare collection of street photography negatives came to light. The Ikon Studio negatives provide a fascinating visual narrative of the street photographer at work.