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The Backs

The Backs

Places and Spaces photographic tour of Cambridge

“Growing up in the mid 1960’s and early ‘70’s we could wander freely along the Backs and between colleges, now it’s much more segregated due to growth in tourism I guess.”

Visit the Places and Spaces exhibition.

For more information about King’s College.


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