In the Heart of the Empire (A Hotel Commissionaire)

Kurt Hutton

In the Heart of the Empire (A Hotel Commissionaire)

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

18.1 x 25.6 cms (7.11 x 10.06 ins)

1938

HC 11767

Literature

Picture Post, "In The Heart of the Empire", issue no. 2, 22 October 1938
Creative Camera Internatonal Year Book, 1976 (This print illustrated p.228 and captioned "Lower Regent Street 1938")

A hotel commissionaire talking to a small dachshund dog in Piccadilly Circus, London.

Signed on the reverse. Also inscribed on the reverse "out side the Hungaria Regents St. taken 1938"

"Hungaria", as its name suggests, was a Hungarian restairant. Located on Lower Regent's Street it was an extremely fashionable venue.

Kurt Hutton

In the Heart of the Empire (A Hotel Commissionaire)

Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

18.1 x 25.6 cms (7.11 x 10.06 ins)

1938

HC 11767

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