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Women porters at Leicester Central Station

Women porters at Leicester Central Station

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L1742. Two women porters at work on the platform of Leicester Central Station, circa 1920. As with so many industries, before the demands of the First World War created such an enormous shortfall in the male workforce, it was unusual for women to be employed on the railways. The identity of the lady on the left is unknown but a kind reader has identified the lady on the right of the photograph as being Lucy Lount, the cousin of her father.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorattribution - Unknown
Datecreation - circa 1920
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 172mm
dimension.W - 220mm
IdentifierDE 3736
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland collection
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Great Central Station, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458200 304700)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1920
RightsUnknown