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Children and bathing machines

What we know about this image :

The children are all smiling for the camera except the young boy in his sailor suit whose attention appears to be elsewhere. The children include Ralph, Fred & Kitty Hulton, two Lumley boys and Lillian Hogg.

In the 19th century a bathing attendant, Mary, worked for 25 years 'dipping' the ladies and little boys.

Date (of image) : 0/8/1889

Donor : Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham

Creator : James Whitehead Pattison

Part of the "Pattison's Photographs" collection


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