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Abbey House Museum, Dearlove Family (Kirkstall) (5 comments)
Black & White image1958 This image shows members of the Dearlove family outside a reconstruction of a 19th century violin makers in Harewood Square, Abbey House Museum. The shop has been named for Mark Dearlove who originally ran an 18th Century violin makers on Boar Lane. Many of the instruments on display were made by him and donated by the Dearlove family. Mark was renowned for his craftsmanship, musical knowledge and acute sense of sound, all skills vital in the creation of violins. The majority of his descendants have continued this tradition by becoming involved with music or the stage and have been known to reunite at the museum for music recitals like the one pictured here in 1958. Back row (left to right) Jack, Kenneth, Derek, Thomas, Doris (Mrs Garside), Jacqueline (Mrs Williams). Back row (left to right) Arthur, George, Mark and Charles all brothers.
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Abbey House Museum, Stephen Harding Gate (Kirkstall)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows a reconstructed Victorian street in the Abbey House Museum named for St. Stephen Harding, Abbot of St. Citeaux, who along with St. Bernard founded the Cistecian Order to which Kirkstall Abbey belonged. The buildings visible in the image are of local grit stone with interiors characteristic of the 1880s. On the left is Illingworth & Kilburn grocers, where canisters for 1875 tea and treacle are on display. On the far left of this is an entrance with a large kettle displayed above to show the location of the John Wright ironmonger's shop. The timber framed entry on the right allows access to both the grocers on the left and the tobacconists run by George Haddock on the right. The original George Haddock had a shop on Boar Lane in the 1880s. The goods on display here are typical of the Victorian period with elaborately carved and ornamental pipes, tobacco boxes, snuff boxes, cheroot and cigar holders. This entrance also gives acces to the Tin Tack Maker, Peter Garside. Here is a small workplace relocated in its entirity from Ashton-Under-Lyne where it was the last of its kind in the country.
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Academy/Tatler Cinema at numbers 7 & 9 Boar Lane, interior view of equipment (City Centre) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View showing cinema equipment inside the Academy/Tatler cinema at numbers 7 and 9 Boar Lane, Royal Exchange Chambers. The 550 seater venue opened as the 'City Cinema' on Monday 4th October 1915 with a showing of 'Beulah' from the novel by Augustus T. Wilson. Admission prices were 1/- (5p) and 6d (2.5p). The cinema was designed by architect, J.P. Crawford of Leeds. On 14th October 1925 the name was changed to the 'Savoy' and then, on 1st January 1931, to the 'Academy'. It became the 'Tatler News Theatre' on 23rd December 1936 and closed as the Tatler on Monday 27th January 1964. The final showing was of 'Sodom and Gomorrah' starring Stewart Granger and Stanley Baker. The premises were demolished and Royal Exchange House was constructed on the site. The image dates from the time the cinema was either the 'Academy' or the 'Tatler' in the 1930s.
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Aerial View looking South-West (City Centre)
Colour image5th October 1999 In the bottom left hand corner just seen is the award-winning glass fronted 15-16 Park Row, while above it stands West Riding House situated on Albion Street. In the middle is the steeple of Holy Trinity Church, Boar Lane, with on its right Albion Tower, the office block above Leeds Shopping Plaza. The brown building on the right with reflective windows is the Lloyd's TSB building. In the bottom right corner are the stripy chimneys of The Old Monk bar on Park Row.
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Aerial View of the City Centre (City Centre) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Taken between 1955 and 1962 this aerial view of the City Centre shows Park Row running vertically along the left of the image. In the top left corner of the photo, at the top of Park Row is Cookridge Street with the Civic Theatre (1868) visible on the right and the Leeds Permanent Building, later The Light, below. In front of this is The Headrow and shops and offices flanked by Upper Basinghall Street on the left and and Albion Street on the right. Where these two streets meet Boar Lane at the bottom of the image is now the site of the Leeds Shopping Plaza, previously the Bond Street shopping centre built in the 1970s. Below this is the Mill Hill area. At the top of the image on the right is Allder's, originally built as Lewis's in 1932. In front of this is the site eventually used for The Headrow shopping centre (1988) with Lands Lane on the far right. At the bottom of Lands Lane is the Holy Trinity Church (1722-6) and the area used to create the Trinity and Burton Arcade (1967).
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