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They opened a splendid place

Slide 14 of A sad trade (recitation: Riley Brothers, 16 slides, 1908)

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Type of image
photograph of exterior location
height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
glass / paper
Production process
photography, on glass substrate

The image shows the junction of Canal Road and Forster Square, Bradford (street names are legible on the photograph). The building was identified from contemporary photos as the Hotel Metropole (part of its name is visible at top right), though the name The Jolly Sand Boys has been overpainted on the photograph for the purposes of the story.


Example in private collection  (2021-  )

Lucerna ID  5155598

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 March 2023

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