leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society, Brudenell Grove branch, 'The Cooperative Virtue Sculptures'

Add a comment to this photograph
Please note: Please enter your comments about this photograph in the form below. Once approved your comments will appear after the photograph description. To allow your e-mail address to be displayed please tick the box.  If you have already submitted comments without displaying your e-mail and you wish to alter this please contact us.

Name *:
 

Comment *:
 

My email:
 

Display my email:


Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society, Brudenell Grove branch,
Description:
Undated. Image shows detail of the 'Cooperative Virtue Sculptures' built into the back wall of the Brudenell Grove branch of the Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society. The plot of land for the Brudenell Grove store was purchased in 1891. In 1892 the memorial stone was laid by the Chairman of the Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society, Lionel Thornton. He was presented with a timepiece and a writing desk and Mrs. Thornton was given a silver tea service. The following year Mr. Thornton was elected president of the society. The three plaques depict various symbols of food production including machinery on left, possibly a grinding wheel in the centre and a beehive and sheaf of wheat on the right. The beehive symbol was that of the Lancaster Cooperative Society. The back of the building is on Wrangthorn Place.

User Comments:
Buy a copy of this photograph 20101214_171572

Select the size, finish and quantity of the photograph you require.  If you require sepia toning please tick the appropriate box. Please note the size of the photographs will be as near as possible to that requested, however to avoid distorting the image sizes may not be exact. VAT will be added to the order at checkout.

Please note there is no negative available for this image there is a one off fee of £3.40 to pay in addition to the usual print costs.
Quantity: Sepia Toning (+50%)
Size Matt Gloss
10 x 8 inches £6.25 £6.25
12 x 9 inches £8.96 £8.96
16 x 12 inches £10.42 £10.42
Add to basket