The outside of a 1925
fancy draper/haberdashery shop in the front room of a
Victorian/Edwardian terraced house.
The shopkeeper's name is to the
left of the door and a
shop gas lamp is over the
display window to
The photo shows how widespread was the style
of the Victorian/Edwardian terraces as there is so much similarity
between this house in Leicester and the
Victorian/Edwardian terraces in North London: the
typical tiled garden path (which would have been tiled in red and
black), the wrought iron front railings on a low brick wall and the
The photo is courtesy of Gary Fleet. The
shopkeeper is his great great grandmother, Eliza M. Mcauley (1858-1941),
at Green Lane Road, Leicester.