Plaques on BW building by the bridge

Blue plaque:
CIVIC TRUST LEEDS.
LOUIS LE PRINCE.
Louis Aimé August Le Prince came to Leeds in 1866 where he experimented with cinematography. In 1988 he patented a one-lens camera with which he filmed Leeds Bridge from this British Waterways building.
These were probably the world's first successful moving pictures.
Brown plaque:
IN 1847 AT A MEETING ON THESE PREMESES
THE "BAND OF HOPE" MOVEMENT
WAS FORMED. IT'S TITLE BEING SUGGESTED BY
THE REVEREND JABEZ TUNNICLIFFE
A PROMINENT LEEDS TEMPERANCE WORKER
(And it's not my fault that its apostrophe is unnecessary.)

Photograph taken by PeterScott on 21 June 2007 and was added to the database on Tuesday the 28th of August, 2018

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This photo is one of 19 of Leeds Bridge on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds)