This photograph was taken by Turners, entitled 'Harrop Brothers Fashion Parade at Station Hotel'.
The Harrop brothers established the yarn company Sirdar, and here you can see some of their knitted designs being modelled in a fashion parade at the Royal Station Hotel in Newcastle.
Turners was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turners' photographic business closed in the 1990s.
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