Standing outside a gramophone shop

Made:
1932-08-19 in United Kingdom
maker:
Leslie Cardew

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Standing outside a gramophone shop A photograph of the exterior of Peckham Gramophone Stores, Peckham High Street
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A photograph of the exterior of Peckham Gramophone Stores, Peckham High Street, taken by Cardew for the Daily Herald newspaper on 19 August, 1932. A poster hanging above the doorway advertises a chance to win £5000 by buying a Decca F3075 record player. A queue of men and boys stand outside the shop listening to a record put on by the shop manager. In the window to the left of the photograph a large poster promotes band leader Jack Hylton 1892-1965) - his cardboard cut-out appears at the head of the queue.

A photograph of the exterior of Peckham Gramophone Stores, Peckham High Street, taken by Cardew for the Daily Herald newspaper on 19 August, 1932.

A poster hanging above the doorway advertises a chance to win £5000 by buying a Decca F3075 record player. A queue of men and boys stand outside the shop listening to a record put on by the shop manager. In the window to the left of the photograph a large poster promotes band leader Jack Hylton 1892-1965) - his cardboard cut-out appears at the head of the queue.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/A08448
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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