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Book - The Pleasure Principle
Chris Steele-Perkins
"The Pleasure Principle" is a collection of color photographs of England and its people, representing a powerful and perceptive view of a country during the eighties.

This group represents the 47 prints from the series acquired by Tate Modern in 2017.

Returning to England after spending time photographing abroad in the third world, Chris Steele-Perkins experienced a kind of culture shock. "I was not interested in polemics, or a fashionable cynicism," says Steele-Perkins. "I wanted to re-orientate myself. I found myself returning to the public rituals we employ in the pursuit of happiness. For...

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G.B. ENGLAND. London. British Territorial Army practice repelling...
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G.B. ENGLAND. Hampshire. Cricket match. 1989. From The Pleasure...
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G.B. ENGLAND. Cambridge. Cambridge University Spring Ball. 1989....
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. The 'Crufts' dog show. 1989. From The Pleasure...
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. Dulwich Park. Wedding photos. 1989. From...
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GB. England. Cumbria, 1989. garden and landscape. From The Pleasure...
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G.B. ENGLAND. Greenham Common. An anti nuclear missile demonstration....
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. An anti apartheid street theatre. 1989....
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G.B. ENGLAND. Northampton. A Buddhist retreat. 1989. From The...
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GB. England. Blackpool. 1989. Bed and Breakfast hotels. From...
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GB. England. Dorset. Corfe Castle. 1989. From the Pleasure Principle....
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G.B. ENGLAND. Blackpool. Ballroom dancing. 1989. From the Pleasure...
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GB. England. London1989. Natural History Museum event. From The...
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GB. England. Oxford, Students under hypnosis at Spring Ball....
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. A wedding reception. The groom is a Thalidomide...
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. Hospital visit by Father Christmas, Postman...
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G.B. ENGLAND. Leamington Spa. A Park garden. 1989 From The Pleasure...
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G.B. ENGLAND. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during the Conservative...
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. A Circus Clown drops his trousers. 1989....
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GB. England. A Photo opportunity for the press during a Territorial...
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G.B. ENGLAND. Blackpool. 1982. On the beach with dog and donkeys....
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G.B. ENGLAND. Coventry. A student ball. 1989. From The Pleasure...
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G.B. ENGLAND. Dartford. An alternative cabaret act in a disco....
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G.B. ENGLAND. Cumbria. Landscape in Cumbria. 1989. From The Pleasure...
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G.B. ENGLAND. Cabaret artist, Nightmare, in their garden. 1987....
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. A Drag Ball. 1989. From The Pleasure Principle....
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. An alternative Miss World contest. 1989....
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. A Police 'Photo Opportunity', controlling...
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G.B. England. 1989. Voguing at nightclub in Brixton. From The...
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. Juliana's summer party. 1989. Gambling...
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. 1981. Camden Palace club. Bored couple....
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G.B. ENGLAND. National Front movement demonstration. 1989. From...
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G.B. England. London. Crystal Palace. Circus elephant and balloon.1989....
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G.B. England. Blackpool. Tableau of Emerald farm. 1989. From...
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G.B. England. London. A dinner at the Natural History museum....
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G.B. England. Syon Park. Butterfly Garden. 1989. From The Pleasure...
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GB. England. Blackpool 1989. Reflections in a slot machine on...
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G.B. England. Carnival parade at Battersea parade. 1989. From...
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G.B. England. London. Rose Ball. 1989. From The Pleasure Principle....
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G.B. England. Blackpool. along the Golden Mile.1989. From The...
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G.B. England. Prince Edward at Berkeley Square Ball. 1989. From...
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G.B. England. London. Disco tent at Berkeley Square ball. 1989....
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GB. England. London. Brixton. 1989. Brockwell Park flower garden....
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. Juliana'a Summer Party. 1989. From The...
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G.B. ENGLAND. London. A fight in a Camden Palace club. 1989....
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