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'Grandmother Lancashire'

'Grandmother Lancashire'
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Grandmother Eliza Ridgeway, 92 years old from the Bacup area, cleaning a rug in shawl and pinny.

Views: 12,785    Year: 1956     4 Comments

A Lady Cleans Her Doorstep

A Lady Cleans Her Doorstep
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In Wake Street, just off Lambeth Walk. Some of the householders wash not only their front doorsteps, but a large slice of the pavement, too. It's a regular North Country custom, but among London smoke and dirt it seems a strangely noble act. Taken from 'Life in the Lambeth Walk' Article.

Views: 19,032    Year: 1938     6 Comments

Washing-day in the Backyards

Washing-day in the Backyards
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'Especially if you've a big family it's hard to do the wash properly. We could all do with a bit more room.' Taken from 'Life in the Lambeth Walk' Article.

Views: 8,976    Year: 1938     1 Comment