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 cap
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

Pearly Kings and Queens

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