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Search Aspect ( fashion )
Location - Leeds & District

Darley Street, School Photograph, 'Hobby Club' (Leylands)
Black & White imageUndated. School photograph at Darley Street School of children pursuing their hobbies, which include chess, reading and sewing. A girl in the centre is nursing a doll. The girls are wearing boots with thick stockings. They are dressed in period fashion.
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Guiseley Quartet (Unknown) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated A group of fashionable young ladies are gathered behind rows of seating.vIt is unclear whether the title of the photograph,'Guiseley Quartet' refers to the four ladies in the foreground or to some musical entertainment taking place. The Ladies have the corseted, hour-glass figures which were the height of fashion in late Victorian/early Edwardian times. The waist is nipped in and the skirt fall in folds from the centre back into a flowing train.
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Promotional event, British Oxygen works (Unknown)
Black & White image13th January 1970 Miss BOC Swedish model Ischi Bernell, opening a new welding product centre at the British Oxygen works in Leeds by cutting a chain with a flame cutter. She is dressed in typical 1970s fashion.
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Radio Leeds, Women (City Centre) (3 comments)
Black & White image12th April 1968 Women who were to compete to announce the first programme a BBC Radio Leeds, due to be broadcast on 24th June. The BBC with the support of Leeds City Council, opened the studio in the Merrion Centre. It was later moved to Woodhouse Lane in 1978, the women are dressed in typical 1960s fashion
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School Photograph, Sewing Lesson (Unknown)
Black & White imageUndated. Possibly the Leeds School for Blind and Deaf Children, Blenheim Walk. Special needs children with hearing difficulties are having a sewing lesson. Girl on the left is using a treadle sewing machine. Girl on the right is sewing a garment using a hand turned sewing machine. The other children are knitting socks. They are all dressed in the fashion of the period.
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