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Leeds West Indian Carnival, young girls in costume

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C.E. Shaw
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LEO 7560
Leeds West Indian Carnival, young girls in costume
25th August 1980. Image shows a group of young girls as they stand chatting in Potternewton Park on August Bank Holiday Monday, 1980, the day of the 13th Leeds West Indian Carnival procession. They are all wearing similar costumes with light coloured blouses and gathered skirts. Their hair is intricately braided and beaded. The procession, with floats, bands and troupes of costumed dancers, set off from Potternewton Park at 2.00pm.

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