New book: Thankfull Sturdee Deptford photographer

Old houses in Prince St, looking east, photo by permission of Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre. Thankfull Sturdee is known for his photographs of late 19th century Deptford, including those of Fowlers' Troop and the Deptford Jack in the Green, the modern version of which goes out around Deptford and Greenwich every May Day.   Fowlers Troop and the Deptford Jack in the Green He was also one of the earliest press photographers.  This new book brings together, for the first time,  nearly all of his Deptford photographs, a selection of his press photos and new research into his life and career. Sarah Crofts Thankfull Sturdee: Deptford photographer , published May 2019 by Old Chapel Books, Chislehurst, ISBN 978-1-912236-14-5. 160 pages, illustrated with Sturdee's own photographs. How to buy: The book is £12 if you buy it from me in person or £12 + £2 post and packing in the UK, if you want it posted. Send me a message with your name and address so that