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Manchester Catholics Whitsuntide Procession
Manchester Catholics Whitsuntide Procession

Manchester Catholics Whitsuntide Procession 1904

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Manchester Catholics Whitsuntide Procession 1904

10 mins United Kingdom

18,000 marchers, many of them children, joined this ambitious Whit procession - an annual show of pride for Manchester's Catholic population. The procession lasted over two hours, with highlights captured by Mitchell and Kenyon's camera from several vantage points. Many of the children were from poorer families, and their splendid outfits would have needed much scrimping.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Catholic Church Processions Manchester

Collection

Sunday Best

Released

1904

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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