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1880s poster, Emanuel Mortimer's grocery store, Lowtown (Pudsey)
Black & White imagec1880s. Image shows the detail on an advertising poster for Emanuel Mortimer's grocery store located in Lowtown at the corner of Crimbles Road, (now Kent Road). Loose tea was on sale, varying in price from 1s 2d and 2 shillings per pound, depending on quality. The tea blends have interesting names like 'Rich Marvellous Tea', 'Malty Morning', Tea of Emotional Strength' and 'Pure Economical Soo-Moo'. The poster states that 'E. Mortimer is amongst the largest buyers of the 19th century, and sells at Wholesale Merchants Prices, thus saving his customers 20 to 30 per cent compared with ordinary dealers.' Sugar is also advertised in differing varieties. At this time Emanuel Mortimer had another shop in Lowtown, at the corner with Hammerton Fold and run by his nephew, James Booth. The two shops were known as the 'top' and 'bottom' shop. This poster refers to the bottom shop and it had a different customer base to the top shop. It catered more for the working class in the locality whereas the top shop supplied to the middle classes, tradesmen and shopkeepers. Image and information courtesy of John Garnett.
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A. Booth & Sons, Briggate (City Centre)
Black & White imageCirca 1900s. Letterhead, A. Booth & Sons, tailors and costumiers, 143 Briggate, Leeds, with illustration of shop.
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Aerial View of Henry Booth & Sons Ltd, Moorhead Mills (Gildersome) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Image taken from west side looking east over the factory, also in view, Gildersome Lane and part of Moorland Housing Estate.
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Aerial View of Henry Booth & Sons Ltd, Moorhead Mills (Morley)
Black & White imageUndated, Taken from north west looking south west towards Moorland Housing Estate. Image shows the woollen textile factory, part of Gildersome Lane and part of Moorland Housing Estate.
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Booth Place nos. 3, 5 (Woodhouse)
Black & White image22nd June 1933. Row of brick terrace houses, numbers 3 and 5 in view. Number 3 to left, home of Roland White, chairmaker. Number 5, occupant John Henry Swarbrick, labourer has had attic floored converted to additional bedroom by adding dormer window to roof. These houses were the two up, two down, back-to-back style. The smaller downstairs window belonged to the kitchen/scullery. In both houses the windows have been partly obscured the room usually had the only water source and would also be used for washing.
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