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Thomas Avery Apperley Bridge Boatyard Image Collection

Description

11 images of Apperley Bridge Boatyard c early 1900's. Images collected by Mr Thomas William Avery, a boatbuilder at the yard. Show boatbuilding Leeds & Liverpool canal wide boats, launch of wide boats(particularly 'Annie' commissioned by R.Foster, using an adze, scenes around the boatyard and personnel. Handwritten notes on image content by Mr Avery's grandson from information given by Mr Ralph Avery

Date

1900-1920

Reference code

CRT/MC/IMG/AVY

Extent & medium

11 images

Provenance

brought in by Mike Clarke 03/05/2017 having previously been part of his research collection

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