Children's traffic playground, 1938.
© NMeM / Daily Herald Archive / Science & Society Picture Library
A photograph of children driving toy pedal cars, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 27 October, 1938. The children wait at traffic lights in a model traffic area in Tottenham, London. The first real traffic lights in Britain were erected in Piccadilly Circus, London, in 1926. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.