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Going Underground: 16 Brilliant Photos From The London Subway
January 18, 2014
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In the 1970s and '80s, British photographer Bob Mazzer was a regular commuter on the London Underground — or the Tube, as Londoners call it — carrying his camera with him regularly. "I felt the Tube was mine," Mazzer told the Evening Standard, "and I was there to take pictures. It was like a party." Last year, Mazzer began posting his pictures on Facebook. The photos offer visions of a rowdier time, one filled with plenty of "late-night shenanigans," as Mazzer told the Guardian. He began taking the pictures in the late '70s, when the Sex Pistols and punk were rising, alongside Margaret Thatcher. Some of his pictures capture the raucous spirit — and the fashion — of those times, while others show quieter, candid moments. We've chosen our 16 favourites in the gallery above. 

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