Historical information

The photo was taken in a period before motorised Council vehicles became commonplace. The 'wagon' predates the metal garbage trucks emblazoned with KCC, copies of which are in our collection.

Physical description

Small black and white photographic positive of a horse driven garbage cart in East Kew owned by the City of Kew. A council worker stands in front of the cart

Inscriptions & markings

"Kew City Council Rubbish Cart / from E. Bentley"