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Hilda Kennedy on one of the Thames beaches.

Hilda Kennedy on one of the Thames beaches.
Hilda Kennedy on one of the Thames beaches.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3898
Description: Hilda Kennedy on one of the Thames beaches. From Victorian times until well after World War II, many Londoners took advantage of a number of man-made beaches along the Thames. Despite being next to a polluted river, the beaches were always busy during fine weather.
Creator: Hilda Kennedy
Date: 20th century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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