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Workmen in Fenchurch Street

Workmen in Fenchurch Street


A large format albumen print showing workmen refitting the premises of Charles Julius Kino, a tailor of 164 Fenchurch Street, London. According to a pencilled inscription verso, the photograph was taken on Tuesday morning, 25 September 1888.

Kino appears on the 1881 census, living at 3 Edinburgh Terrace, Kensington, with his wife Louisa and their three young children. A British subject born in Russia, he was 40 years old and gave 'Woollen Warehouseman' as his profession. The household included a governess, a nurse, two housemaids and a cook.

Photographer unidentified.
 

Code: 125761
 
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