Filmed during the early stages of cinema, this film captures Leeds Bridge and city centre near the turn of the 20th century.
In 1888 Louis Le Prince made a pioneering film recording of traffic on Leeds Bridge from an upstairs window of No 19 Bridge End, then Hicks the Ironmongers. This is a print of the second earliest surviving moving image, made shortly after Le Prince made 'Roundhay Garden Scene' on 14 October, 1888.
This is a film of Bradford’s Town Hall Square taken in the early days of filmmaking and includes images of the crowded streets of the square.
This is a film showing various places in Bradford and Saltaire when they were covered in snow. It includes a horse drawn snow plough clearing away the snow, with intertitles bearing the initials ‘HPL’.