'London: Petticoat Lane Sunday Morning', c 1914.
© National Media Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
A reproduction of a colour photograph of Petticoat Lane market, taken by an unknown photographer and published in a book entitled 'London In Colour Photography', produced by The Photochrom Company, Limited, London in about 1914. Petticoat Lane was the largest in street market London, with three miles of stalls. The Photochrom process was a form of photolithographic colour printing developed around 1900. The process was used widely to produce scenic and tourist views and for reproductions in art books.