King Street, Reading.  Looking westwards.

King Street, Reading, looking westwards from the junction with Duke Street, Kings Road and High Street towards Broad Street, c. 1905. On the left, the "Tony Lumpkin" sign at No. 4 Duke Street (Brigham and Company, tobacconists); No. 2 Duke Street (Boot's, chemists); Nos. 10, 11 and 12 King Street (The George Hotel); 134 Broad Street (The Speedwell Motor Company). A policeman stands by a horse-drawn delivery van of Chaplin and Company, agents for the London and South Western Railway, in front of which electric tramcar No. 3 is proceeding towards Oxford Road. 1900-1909 : copied from a postcard by C. E. May and Son with the caption "King St. Reading" There is another postcard version at 1213940.

Image Details

Image Title King Street, Reading.
Date c1905
Format Illustration
Description black and white photograph ; 9 x 13 cm.
Subject Street scenes and landscapes -- Reading -- Illustrations
King Street -- Reading -- Illustrations
Horse-drawn carts and wagons -- Reading -- Illustrations
Trams, electric -- Reading -- Illustrations
Chemists' shops -- Reading -- Illustrations
Hotels -- Reading -- Illustrations

Ordnance Survey Map Reference SU716733 SU716734 SU717733 SU717734
Collection Local Studies Collection
Horizon Number: 1213940
Type Reference Stock
Call Number: R/C/KIN
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