Boris Bennett: East End Weddings

27/02/2015 1:00 pm

Boris Bennett chronicled the major life events of Jewish East End families for over 25 years. His iconic photographs of East End weddings have been collated and edited by Michael Greismanand the result is a stunning testament to Jewish East End life in the early 20th century. Michael Greisman and Rachel Kolsky, a prize-winning Blue Badge guide, who contributed to the book, will discuss Bennett’s life and art with Edwina Ehrman, curator of Textiles at the V&A.

Michael Greisman

Michael Greisman was a property developer for many years. Now retired, he is pursuing his life-long passion for taking and developing pictures.

Edwina Ehrman

Edwina Ehrman is Curator of textiles and fashion at the V&A. She is the author of London Eats Out: 500 Years of Capital Dining and 300 Years of Bridal Fashions.