Description top image: Photograph showing three people standing in front of a butchers shop. There is a younger man with his arms on his hips in a shirt, waistcoat and flat cap. In the middle stands an older man with a beard and a flat cap. Next to him is a younger woman with a white collar on her dress. There is a table in front of the doorway with a large joint of meat and meat hanging in the window. A small sign says ‘NEW SEASONS LAMB’. The sign above the shop reads 101. J.HOPWOOD. A label that says ‘1912’ is next to the photograph.
Description bottom image: Photograph showing three people standing in front of a butcher shop. Standing to the left there is an older man with a beard and a brimmed hat. In the middle there is a man with a long coat and shorter hair. To the right there is a man with a shirt, tie and long coat. Hanging in front of the shop are lots of joints of meat and a table with more meat on. A sign reads ‘SALT LEGS OF PORK.’ The sign above the shop reads J.HOPWOOD. A label that says ‘1924’ is next to the photograph.« Return to Case Study A – Tower Hamlets
Source Four – Photographs of Hopwood family (1912 and 1924) – Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives (P20885)
- What do you learn about the family from these photographs?