A busy market day in the 1920s.
A nice atmospheric watercolour print from Derby born topographical artist Louise Raynor (1829-1924) and depicting Market Place in the 1860s.
Three smartly dressed gents with canes in hand walking across a quiet Market Place around 1910. Note the Ladies Cloakroom to the right of the Guildhall.
An impressive gathering of horses on the cobbles of Market Place – date unknown.
An early 1900s Magic Lantern slide showing Market Place. The Magic Lantern was a very early projector, originally for hand drawn slides and later for early photographs.
Familiar to so many Peterborians of a certain age ….. the underground toilets on Cathedral Square !
A busy Market Place pictured in 1903.
A superb Edwardian postcard issued by Raphael Tuck & Sons who were one of the pioneers of artistic picture postcards, dating back to 1866 in Bishopsgate, London.
This card came from the Cathedrals Series issued c.1904.
An unusually quiet market scene with just a handful of traders in front of the Guild Hall.
An early Market Place image featuring a horse drawn cart belonging to builders merchant George Rippon of 128 Park Road.