Gilbert Road, Wimbledon: children pictured in the street
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c.1906|
|Copyright 1||Merton Library Service|
|Photographer / Origin of Photo||Johns|
|Notes / History||The arrival of a photographer always attracted a crowd of curious youngsters.
While terraced homes such as these may have had a backyard containing the outside privy, space to hang laundry, store coal or house chicken or rabbit pens, there was little in the way of a garden.
The limited number of cars on the roads meant that children could play safely in the streets.