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Skipton Hospital Procession
Skipton Hospital Procession

Skipton Hospital Procession 1902

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Skipton Hospital Procession 1902

2 mins United Kingdom

Judging by the number of umbrellas on display, it looks like these brass bands and costumed characters, many riding bicycles, braved some pretty miserable weather. Nurses lead the way, collecting money for the local hospital fund, assisted by men with nets on long sticks to reach the back of the crowd. An annual parade still takes place in the Yorkshire town, now called the Skipton Gala.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Carnivals

Collection

Edwardians at Leisure

Released

1902

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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