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Ribble at Preston
Ribble at Preston

Ribble at Preston 1901

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Ribble at Preston 1901

1 mins United Kingdom

Crowds of men, women and children, in their Sunday best, mess about in boats on the River Ribble, with the London and North Western Railway bridge visible in the mid-distance. Many of those not rowing wave for the camera. The embankment is as busy as the water, so presumably this is a Sunday or a holiday. Either way, these Edwardians were enjoying a boom in leisure time.

Genres

Sport Non-Fiction

Tags

Rowing River Ribble Preston

Collection

Edwardians at Leisure

Released

1901

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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