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"A vivid, unforgettable picture of the qualityor lack of itof life in England among 'ordinary' people."Peter Stansky.
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"A vivid, unforgettable picture of the qualityor lack of itof life in England among ’ordinary’ people."Peter Stansky.
other books by Robert Roberts
Hardcover|Jun 18 2014
Paperback|Sep 1 1995
Paperback|Aug 30 2016
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10:014013624X
ISBN - 13:9780140136241
Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18
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Table of Contents
Appendices1 Conducted Tour2 Snuffy3 Bronze Mushrooms
IllustrationsThe photographs, which have not been published before, were taken around the early 1900s by a Worsley man, Samuel Coulthurst, who went about Salford dressed as a rag and bone merchant with his camera concealed on a handcart.
1. Corner shop2. A muffler–white, if possible, for the Lord's day3. Some were too poor to buy at the old clothes shops4. General dealer5. The clothiers6. Women of the time I7. Women of the time II8. Water for the wheel: a knife and scissors grinder9. Hawkers at rest10. 'The short way out of Manchester'11. A barrel organ called Tuesdays and Saturdays12. Theatre by the market13. Boys haggling at the hen market