Studio Portrait Fisherrow Fishwife 1900s

1905

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Elizabeth Watson, aged 22.

"A Fisherrow fishwife dressed in her best clothes for the photograph. When the fishwives went out selling the fish they usually had navy skirts and tops. The fish she would be selling would have come from her huband's boat." - Elizabeth Brockie (née Clement, granddaughter)

[The husband of Elizabeth Watson is in the following photograph 0106-005]

Donor number: 0106-004

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