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Hull's Tidal Wave
Hull's Tidal Wave

Hull's Tidal Wave 1921

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Hull's Tidal Wave 1921

1 mins United Kingdom

These poignant pictures of wreckage and recovery were shot after a tidal surge hit Hull on the evening of 17 December 1921. While the incident clearly had a disastrous impact on the city and its residents, these starkly beautiful scenes capture a sense of community spirit, as neighbours clear houses, firemen pump out cellars and children happily dodge puddles in a waterlogged street.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Tidal waves Floods

Collection

Hull - UK City Of Culture 2017

Released

1921

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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