29th May 1944. View shows a cricket match in progress, taking place at Roundhay Park on Whit Monday 1944. Seats are provided for spectators at the far side, but around much of the pitch crowds are just lounging on the grass, no doubt enjoying a rare chance of a break from the turmoil of war.
This image was digitised as part of the ‘Future Prospects of Urban Parks’ project, conducted by the University of Leeds in partnership with Leeds City Council, supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (grant number: AH/N001788/1).
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