London: Charing Cross and Strand

Made:
c. 1914 in Charing Cross Road
publisher:
The Photochrom Company Limited
'London: Charing Cross And Strand', about 1914
      A reproduction of a colour photograph of Charing Cross station and the Strand, London

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'London: Charing Cross And Strand', about 1914 A reproduction of a colour photograph of Charing Cross station and the Strand, London
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A photochrom postcard entitled 'London: Charing Cross and Strand', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914. Buses and motor cars drive past the Eleanor Cross in front of the Charing Cross Hotel.

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

Buses and motor cars drive past the Eleanor Cross in front of the Charing Cross Hotel.

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:
1978-122/20
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford