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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British Industry - Fishing - Herrings - 1920
Scottish lasses chase the herring south by doing seasonal work in North Yorkshire. Here three girls carry a double-handful of 'caller herrin' which are about to be pickled in brine.
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Transport - RMS Queen Mary - King George V Dry Docks, Southampton
Even the lifebelts have their share in the winter 'brush up' of the giant Cunard 'Queen Mary', now in drydock at Southampton for an overhaul. Refurbishing the lifebelts is Bob Budd, painter and signwriter.
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