Sir John Bennett Shop, Original Site, London, England, 1929

Summary

This photograph shows the Sir John Bennett Watch, Clock and Jewelry Store on its original site at 65 Cheapside, London. The image was taken in 1929, just before the structure was disassembled for shipment to Greenfield Village. Architect Edward L. Cutler reconfigured the structure from five stories to two, to better scale the building with others in the Village.

This photograph shows the Sir John Bennett Watch, Clock and Jewelry Store on its original site at 65 Cheapside, London. The image was taken in 1929, just before the structure was disassembled for shipment to Greenfield Village. Architect Edward L. Cutler reconfigured the structure from five stories to two, to better scale the building with others in the Village.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

1929

Subject Date

1929

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.188.P.1365

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 10.875 in

Inscriptions

verso, center: 1365 R.

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