London: A Morning in Rotten Row

Made:
c. 1914 in Rotten Row
publisher:
The Photochrom Company Limited
'London: A Morning In Rotten Row', about 1914
      A reproduction of a colour photograph of a group of horseriders on Rotten Row, Hyde Park, London

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'London: A Morning In Rotten Row', about 1914 A reproduction of a colour photograph of a group of horseriders on Rotten Row, Hyde Park, London
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A photochrom postcard entitled 'London: A Morning in Rotten Row', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914. Rotten Row is a track on the south side of Hyde Park. In the 18th century it was a fashionable place for Londoners to be seen, though rarely used today the track is still reserved as a place for horse riding.

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

Rotten Row is a track on the south side of Hyde Park. In the 18th century it was a fashionable place for Londoners to be seen, though rarely used today the track is still reserved as a place for horse riding.

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:
1978-122/25
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford