London Types: The Orderly Boy

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

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'London Types: The Orderly Boy', about 1914 A reproduction of a colour photograph of an Orderly Boy
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A photochrom postcard entitled 'London Types: The Orderly Boy', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914. The postcard shows an orderly boy, or street cleaner, with his dustpan and brush.

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

The postcard shows an orderly boy, or street cleaner, with his dustpan and brush.

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:
1978-122/48
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford