Broad Street, Reading, looking westwards, c1905. An electric tramcar heads westwards past the statue of George Palmer

Broad Street, Reading, looking westwards, c. 1905. An electric tramcar heads westwards past the statue of George Palmer. On the north side of the street, the pawnbroker's shop of John Rose and Son at Nos. 9 and 10 can be identified, the entrance to the Covered Market and Corn Exchange, the "hats" sign denoting the shop of William Butler at No. 5, and Stevens and Company, coal and coke merchants at No. 3. 1900-1909 : postcard by E.S., with the caption "Broad Street, Reading," and numbered 670.

Image Details

Image Title Broad Street, Reading, looking westwards, c1905. An electric tramcar heads westwards past the statue of George Palmer
Date 1905
Format Illustration
Description Tinted postcard ; 9 x 14 cm
Subject Street scenes and landscapes -- Reading -- Illustrations
Broad Street -- Reading -- Illustrations
Monuments -- Reading -- Illustrations
Trams, electric -- Reading -- Illustrations
Pawnbroking -- Reading -- Illustrations
Clothes shops -- Reading -- Illustrations
Coal merchants -- Reading -- Illustrations
Ordinance Survey Map Reference SU715734 SU716734
Collection Local Studies Collection
Horizon Number: 1300766
Type Reference stock
Call Number: R/C/BRO
Status Reference

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OCR Text

"Broad Street, Reading"