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Snowdrop Ferry at Seacombe
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Snowdrop Ferry at Seacombe 1901

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Snowdrop Ferry at Seacombe 1901

1 mins United Kingdom

Three views of Mersey ferries taking workers to and from Edwardian Liverpool are collected here: the Snowdrop arrives at Seacombe, workers flood out of one of the ferry ports and the 'Lily' heads back to Liverpool. The comings and goings of ferries between Liverpool and the Wirral are a distinctive feature of the city's life, and the passengers seen here highlight the diversity of its workforce.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Steam launches Sea ferries Prams 1900-1909 Passengers Seacombe

Collection

On the Move

Released

1901

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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