Tower Bridge Hotel, Tower Bridge Road, Southwark, London

Tower Bridge Hotel, Tower Bridge Road, Southwark, London
Photograph taken 1897 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: bl 14129

The busy kitchen at the Tower Bridge Hotel in Southwark. A chef stands at the cast-iron range while his assistants cut bread and peel potatoes. The women are wearing clothes similar to those worn by domestic servants at the time.