Cricket - Equipment - Bats - London - 1935
With the approach of the summer season, London's cricket equipment industry is bursting into life. A factory at St John's Wood is busily transforming lumps of willow into bats. The picture shows an employee planing and shaping the willows before placing them in the splice.
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Martial Arts - Ju-Jitsu - Barking - 1938
'Man' versus 'Woman' wrestling matches occasion no surprise at the Barking Abbey School, Essex, where both boys and girls have lessons in ju-jitsu and take part in practice contests with each other. The picture shows a girl pupil bringing off an effective stomach throw against a boy opponent
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Summer Weather - Heatwave - Buckingham Palace, London - 1933
Children dressed for the summer heat meet a Grenadier Guardsman, dressed in full uniform, on duty outside Buckingham Palace, London, during the heatwave that swept the country.
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