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Scenes of Ashton under Lyne
Scenes of Ashton under Lyne

Scenes of Ashton under Lyne 1901


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Scenes of Ashton under Lyne 1901

United Kingdom

This collection of apparently random 'scenes' begins on the Ashton-under-Lyne Town Hall steps (identifiable by its famous Corinthian columns), apparently capturing a civic occasion. Policemen and, later, well-dressed dignitaries stride in formation. In the streets, as passers-by react to the camera, a man can be seen displaying a placard: "THESE PICTURES SHOWN ODDFELLOWS HALL MONDAY NEXT".






Street Life




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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