How the British dress for work and play

Can't think what to wear this weekend ....Here's a few ideas !


Cumberland and Westmorland fighters

Wrestlers at the Grasmere Lakeland Sports & Show, 1903


Popular during 18th and 19th century but thought to have originated with the Vikings.

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Newhaven Fishwives - The Watt Girls

©  Reproduced with acknowledgement to LIz Grieve, Bristol, Avon, England


 Tenby Prawn sellers and fishwives

William Powell Smith.

National Museum of Wales


Wigan pit brow lassies


Tyneside keelmen


Filey flither pickers Bait gatherers


Fisherwomen of Fife, Scotland




Pearly Kings and Queens