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Newhaven fishwives

Newhaven fishwives


A carte-de-visite portrait of two fisherwomen from the village of Newhaven near Edinburgh. With their distinctive striped skirts, the fishwives of the village were a popular subject with local photographers.

Photographed by William King Munro of Edinburgh.
 

Code: 126565
 
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