About this object

  • Maker:

    Thomson, John

  • ID:

    IN637

  • Production date:

    c. 1877

  • Location:

    In Store

  • This photograph was one in a series of social documentary photographs taken by John Thomson and published in Street Life in London. Here Thomson shows customers gathered round the barrow of an ice cream seller. By the 1870s London’s ice cream and flavoured ice trade was exclusively in the hands of the Italian community who lived in Clerkenwell and Saffron Hill.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 270 mm; L 208 mm (album page), H 114 mm; L 90 mm (photograph)

  • Materials

    machine-made wove paper

  • Last Updated

    2018-12-13

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related Group

    Photographers London

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