Big Brother is Watching You

By far the most popular motif used on covers of 1984 is the eye. First appearing in the 1950s, as recently as the 60th anniversary issues of 2009, the all seeing eye of Big Brother has stared down from the bookshelves. Orwell himself was watched by the authorities during the second world war, according to this Guardian article.


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Aye up – I'm a documentary photographer from Manchester in the UK. This is an occasional blog all about me, me, me. Well actually it's just about my photography.

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