Cheapside, London, Looking West

Made:
c. 1890 in Cheapside
publisher:
George Washington Wilson
'Cheapside, London, Looking West'
      A photograph of a crowded street in Cheapside, London, published by George Washington Wilson [1823-1893] in about 1890

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'Cheapside, London, Looking West' A photograph of a crowded street in Cheapside, London, published by George Washington Wilson [1823-1893] in about 1890
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A photograph entitled 'Cheapside, London, Looking West', published by George Washington Wilson, c. 1890. On the right is a branch of Gresham Insurance Society, above a shop selling 'The 'Otto' Silent Gas Engine'.

A photograph entitled 'Cheapside, London, Looking West', published by George Washington Wilson, c. 1890.

On the right is a branch of Gresham Insurance Society, above a shop selling 'The 'Otto' Silent Gas Engine'.

This photograph is from an album containing sixty photographic views of London, published by George Washington Wilson. Although the photographs were usually marked with Wilson's initials, many were actually taken by assistants like Charles Wilson (1865-1958), his son.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1996-5020/20
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford