Description at the back: The last days of Concorde. Heathrow Airport, London, October 2003.
Photographer: Peter Marlow
Concorde in it's last days of service prior to being retired in October 2003, Heathrow Airport, London. England.
(On November 22, 1977 the Concorde passenger jet opened a London to New York route, cutting the lengthy 8-hour flight in half. However, it was decommissioned in 2003. The late Magnum photographer Peter Marlow chose to document Concorde’s final months.)
Peter Marlow (1952 - 2016) was a British news photographer, and member of Magnum Photos. Alongside Chris Steele-Perkins, he founded Magnum's London office in 1987. He served as the agency's president twice and was vice-president numerous times. He receives Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society, Bath, UK in 2006.