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[BRITAIN.ENGMIDDLE 22.058’Boatwomen with bonnet.’	Serving on a narrow boat which navigates the Caldon Canal, two girls at Froghall Wharf wear the traditional bonnet of the boatwomen. Made originally like a Midlands farmworkers’ sunbonnet it could shield the eyes when working in the sun or rain. Photo Mick Palarczyk. Traditional Clothing Around The World, Traditional Outfits, Boating Outfit, Canal Boat, Narrowboat, Sunbonnet, Scenic Drive, Two Girls, Midlands

FEATURE (Category: summer | Country England | water | boating | rivers | scenic drives)..................REGISTER for LIGHTBOXTwo centuries ago England's canals were designed as the highways of the Industrial Revolution. Now these turning and twisting waterways are a haven of tranquility. For those with time to spend they form a superb way to explore the hidden corners of Britain's landscape.

Andrea Cesari
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[BRITAIN.MIDDLEENGLAND 22049] The Caldon Canal is frequented by traditional narrow boats, like here at Froghall. Some boaters like to dress up in Victorian age fashion, as does this woman in 19th century boatwomen’s clothes. She is putting up the chimney of the onboard kitchen before cooking. Photo Mick Palarczyk.

Margaret Farrant