Policemen on a busy street

Made:
c. 1900 in England
maker:
Martin, Paul (1864-1944)

A photograph of a busy London Street, taken by Paul Martin, c. 1900. The photograph shows a policeman controlling the horse-drawn traffic on this busy street. A horse-drawn bus is visible behind the policeman in the centre.

A photograph of a busy London Street, taken by Paul Martin, c. 1900.

The photograph shows a policeman controlling the horse-drawn traffic on this busy street. A horse-drawn bus is visible behind the policeman in the centre. Paul Martin disguised his camera within a leather case, going unnoticed as he took candid photographs of everyday life.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6001/11
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
status:
Permanent collection

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