London: Kingsway

Made:
c. 1914 in Kingsway
publisher:
The Photochrom Company Limited
'London: Kingsway', about 1914
      A reproduction of a colour photograph of Kingsway in London

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'London: Kingsway', about 1914 A reproduction of a colour photograph of Kingsway in London
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A photochrom postcard entitled 'London: Kingsway', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914. Completed in 1905, Kingsway was a relatively new street when this photograph was taken, it was built to replace smaller streets and slum dwellings.

A photochrom postcard entitled 'London: Kingsway', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914.

Completed in 1905, Kingsway was a relatively new street when this photograph was taken, it was built to replace smaller streets and slum dwellings.

The photochrom process was a form of photolithographic colour printing developed around 1900. The process was used widely to produce scenic and tourist views and for reproductions in art books.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1978-122/18
type:
postcard
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford