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Location - Leeds & District

Aberford Road, co-operative store (Woodlesford) (5 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Aberford Road taken circa 1900. Show co-operative store and rows of terraced houses. A man, woman and children all in period costume pose on corner.
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Canal Gardens, Princes Avenue (Roundhay)
Black & White image31st July 1930. Stone wall runs down the side of a pavement alongside Canal Gardens. Two men, one with a bike walk down the pavement with another man in period dress coming down the other way. There is a water pressure meter on the wall and a gateway leading into Canal Gardens. Two sets of tramlines run down Princes Avenue.
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Leeds West Indian Carnival, Potternewton Park (Chapeltown)
Black & White image25th August 1980. Image taken in Potternewton Park on the 25th August, 1980 (August Bank Holiday Monday), the day of the 13th Leeds West Indian Carnival. Costumed troupes, dancers and steel bands assembled in the park ready for the 2.00pm procession, which followed a route along Harehills Lane, Roundhay Road, Barrack Road, Chapeltown Road and Harehills Avenue before returning to the park for the judging of groups and indiviuals taking part. The event was launched by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eric Atkinson. Members of one of the steel bands are seen in the foreground.
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Lotherton Hall, the main costume study room (Aberford)
Black & White image1974. Black and white image showing the main costume study room at Lotherton Hall, located on the first floor. The costume galleries are part of the extension on the west side of the house built for Colonel Gascoigne in 1903. The costume study room was provided as a learning experience for school groups and those studying costume. Various examples are on display here including the gown on the left which dates from c1770. It is cut from Spitalfield silk brocade back looping into a polonaise over a quilted petticoat. The costume galleries were converted from a series of guest bedrooms in the 1970s. One of the most important collections is that of Kenneth Sanderson, purchased by the council in 1949.
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Lotherton Hall, the textile and costume conservation studio (Aberford)
Black & White image1974. View of the textile and conservation studio on the first floor at Lotherton Hall. A member of staff is seated while working on an article of clothing beneath a lamp. In the foreground there is an eighteenth century gown on display. The costume collection of Kenneth Sanderson was purchased by Leeds City Council in 1949 and it includes some important examples of 18th century fashion. The Leeds costume collection was transferred to Lotherton Hall in 1970 when two galleries were opened converted from guest bedrooms.
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