Market Place, Reading, looking north to St. Laurence's Church, c.1920
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Market Place, Reading, looking north to St. Laurence's Church, c. 1920. On the west side, the entrance to the Corn Exchange with clock above; No. 34 (G. Turner, grocer); No. 33 (Salmon Ltd., tea merchants, with tea-rooms above). The Simeon obelisk, designed by Sir John Soane, is visible, and there is no cabmen's shelter. Various motor-cars are parked around the area, and the horse-drawn covered wagon of Chaplin and Company waits outside Salmon's. 1920-1929 : postcard with caption "Reading Market Place" and numbered 65914, by F. Frith and Company. There is a photographic print at #1285606.
|Image Title||Market Place, Reading, looking north to St. Laurence's Church, c.1920|
|Description||black and white photograph ; 9x14cm. postcard.|
|Subject||Street scenes and landscapes -- Reading -- Illustrations
Market Place -- Reading -- Illustrations
Horse-drawn carts and wagons -- Reading -- Illustrations
Automobiles -- Reading -- Illustrations
Clocks -- Reading -- Illustrations
Corn exchanges -- Reading -- Illustrations
Grocers' shops -- Reading -- Illustrations
Monuments -- Reading -- Illustrations
|Ordnance Survey Map Reference||SU716734 SU716735 SU717734 SU717735|
|Collection||Reading Borough Libraries Collection|
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