King Street, Reading. Looking westwards.
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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 Title||King Street, Reading.|
|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|