King Street, Reading. Looking east

King Street, Reading, looking eastwards along Kings Road, c. 1912. To the left, Nos. 3, 4 and 5 (Barclay's Bank). To the right, No. 24 (Morton's shoe shop); Nos. 15-16 (Henry Ferdinand Hope, antique dealer, with the sign sating "art at home"); No. 14 (E. S. Tanner, watchmaker, jeweller and optician). An electric tramcar and a man on a bicycle are on the carriageway, and there are several young ladies in long dark skirts and white blouses and wearing straw hats on the pavements. 1910-1919 : postcard, "Reading, King Street," by Francis Frith and Company.
 

Image Details

Image Title King Street, Reading. Looking east
Date c1912
Format Illustration
Description Tinted photograph; 9x14cm postcard
Subject Subject: Street scenes and landscapes -- Reading -- Illustrations
King Street -- Reading -- Illustrations
Shoe shops -- Reading -- Illustrations
Banks and banking -- Reading -- Illustrations
Antique dealers -- Reading -- Illustrations
Jewellers -- Reading -- Illustrations
Opticians -- Reading -- Illustrations
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Ordinance Survey Map Reference Unknown
Collection Local Studies Collection
Horizon Number: 1214265
Type Reference
Call Number: R/C/KIN
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