The National Brewery Heritage Trust collection

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The National Brewery Heritage Trust collection

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At the heart of the book London Local Pubs: Past and Present by Adrian Tierney-Jones is the National Brewery Heritage Trust (NBHT) image collection of public houses. 3000 images were rescued from a skip as the company moved offices and have recently been digitised by Heritage Assets for creative re-use in the Europeana Food & Drink project.

Now made available for the first time on Europeana, the NBHT image collection is available to license via the Europeana Food & Drink picture library.

The majority of the collection was originally used as a pictorial reference of the buildings owned by Hoare and Co. and the Charrington Brewery and on the back carried the exact address of the pub and often recorded the names of the landlords and their business activity. From the early 20th century up to the late 1960’s the images are a unique pictorial record which are of interest to professional image researchers, academics, and the many individuals who have ties to the pillar of the community that is better known as our ‘local pub’.

See an edited selection here

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scroll through all of the images here

Trafalgar, 39 St. Martins Lane, London, W6, , Hoare & Co.

Trafalgar, 39 St. Martins Lane, London, W6, Hoare & Co.

 

Hare & Hounds, North End Way, Hampstead Heath, NW3 7HE, 1940, 1941, Hoare & Co

Hare & Hounds, North End Way, Hampstead Heath, NW3 7HE, 1940, 1941, Hoare & Co

 

Red Lion, 18 Watling Street, Cannon Street, EC4, , Charringtons

Red Lion, 18 Watling Street, Cannon Street, EC4, Charringtons

 

Locomotive, 106 West Street, Deal, CT14 6EB, 1952, Charringtons

Locomotive, 106 West Street, Deal, CT14 6EB, 1952, Charringtons

 

Farriers, 214 Lower Road, Deptford, SE8 5DJ, 1951, Charringtons

Farriers, 214 Lower Road, Deptford, SE8 5DJ, Charringtons

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By | 2016-04-22T08:48:37+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Feature|0 Comments