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Goods Dray and Horse

Goods Dray and Horse

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L1147. A four wheeled goods dray pulled by a large working horse seen on Main Street, Rotherham. The name of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway can be seen clearly on the side of the wagon, along with a contractors name of Thompson McKay Co. Partially hidden behind the horse is the driver, dressed in white apron, black jacket and a black and white hat. The Probably taken c1894, the photograph also depicts clearly the architecture and cobbled streets of that time.
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - Circa 1894
TypePhotographic prints - Black & White
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - A 6/9
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Main Street, Rotherham
period - circa 1894
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsLeicestershire County Council