045621:Sorting Herring North Shields Lee Edgar G. c.1898

  • Description

    Type : Lantern Slide Description : A photograph of a group of three Fishwives sorting herring into baskets North Shields c.1898. The Fishwives are wearing their traditional working clothes which include a jacket or bedgown a shawl an ankle or mid-calf length skirt with tucked hemline and an apron. A group of children are watching the women as they work. In the background the Quayside is busy with people. The masts of boats can be seen in the distance.Fishing Collection : Local Studies Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 045621
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4081716788/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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