London: Piccadilly Circus

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

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'London: Piccadilly Circus', about 1914 A reproduction of a colour photograph of Piccadilly Circus, London
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A photochrom postcard entitled 'London: Piccadilly Circus', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914. The postcard shows the busy streets of Piccadilly Circus, crowded with people, buses, motor cars and horses.

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

The postcard shows the busy streets of Piccadilly Circus, crowded with people, buses, motor cars and horses.

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:
1978-122/39
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford