b/w glass neg, Platform view of Hounslow West Underground station by Topical Press, 13 Feb 1931
Platform view of Hounslow West Underground station, showing original canopies, tombstone-style roundel, and trains of District 1905 B-stock. The new station building, still enclosed by scaffolding, can be seen at the end of the platform. Two boys in school uniform are looking at the photographer.
Simple name : B/w glass neg
Date : 13 Feb 1931
Collection : Photographs
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 1998/78598
Shot : Medium exterior
Location : Hounslow West Underground station, Hounslow, Middlesex
Photographer : Topical Press : 13 Feb 1931
Original number : U8110
  • Topical Press
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