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They couldn't find a street without a beer-shop

Slide 9 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 location shown is in Bradford, at the junction of Gracechurch Street (street name on the side wall of the pub) and either Lumb Lane or White Abbey Road - street directories are inconclusive about the location of a pub or beer retailer on those main roads.


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Lucerna ID  5155593

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 March 2023

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