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Whitehaven Street Scenes
Whitehaven Street Scenes

Whitehaven Street Scenes 1902


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Whitehaven Street Scenes 1902

United Kingdom

The town in this particularly attractive film, originally one of our 'Edwardian Enigmas', has now been positively identified as Whitehaven, on the Cumbrian coast. The Anchor Vaults pub still stands on the corner of Queen Street and Market Place today. At one point a pair of showmen lark about with vegetables from a street grocer's stall, then hand out handbills advertising this film's screening.

Special thanks to John Addy and Michael Burdett for diligently working out the location from clues in the film.




Street scenes


Street Life




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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