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Red House, Low Road


Subject ID:
8695
Location:
Hunslet
Subject Year:
Copyright:
Leeds Library & Information Services
Class number:
LIE Red (2) (browsing neg no 274)
Red House, Low Road
Description:
1907. Residence of the Kitchingman family, partly used as a lodging house. Sign above door for 'Working Men's Home'. Photograph by Alf Mattison. (contemporary with Red Hall, King Charles Croft and now demolished). The photographer Alfred Mattison was born in Hunslet in 1868. His passion for local history led to lecturing, photography and writing. In 1908 he wrote "The Romance of Old Leeds" based on his articles and photos for the Yorkshire Daily Observer. He died following a street accident in Leeds in Sept 1944.

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