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CalmRefNoKWH/2G/153
Reference numberWH2/153
TitleGroup of Lightermen
DescriptionA group of lightermen photographed on the river bank at St Ives. These were the men who manned the lighters and barges on the River Great Ouse. Lighters were towed by horses on the towpath, or by steam tugs. The boys in the photograph are probably 'horse-knocker boys' who drove the horses
Date[c1900]
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CreatorNameThe Whitney Collection
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives
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