Saturday, 14 November 2015

How the British dress for work and play.

Can't think what to wear this weekend ....Here's a few ideas !

Cumberland and Westmorland fighters
Wrestlers at the Grasmere Lakeland Sports & Show, 1903
 
Popular during 18th and 19th century but thought to have originated with the Vikings.
Add caphttp://www.amblesidesports.co.uk/wrestling.htmltion
Newhaven Fishwives - The Watt Girls
©  Reproduced with acknowledgement to LIz Grieve, Bristol, Avon, England

 Tenby Prawn sellers and fishwives
William Powell Smith.
National Museum of Wales
 
Wigan pit brow lassies
 
Tyneside keelmen
 
Filey flither pickers Bait gatherers
 
Fisherwomen of Fife, Scotland


 
Canals.
 
Pearly Kings and Queens
 
Gypsies
 

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