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Two gentleman sitting on a busy Blackpool promenade in Lancashire

Two gentleman sitting on a busy Blackpool promenade in Lancashire


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Two gentleman sitting on a busy Blackpool promenade in Lancashire

Two gentleman sitting on a busy Blackpool promenade in Lancashire, wearing newspapers on their heads as improvised sun hats. 26th July 1952

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Daily Mirror
Mirrorpix
Blackpool
Lancashire
England

Media ID 21688138

© Mirrorpix

1952 Blackpool Busy Crowded Deck Chairs Deckchairs Holiday Lancashire Relaxing Seaside Sunbathing Tourism


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In this print from Memory Lane Prints, we are transported back to the vibrant summer of 1952 on a bustling Blackpool promenade in Lancashire. The image captures two gentlemen who have ingeniously fashioned newspapers into improvised sun hats, showcasing their resourcefulness and sense of humor amidst the scorching July heat. As we gaze at the scene, it becomes evident that this popular seaside destination was teeming with activity. Deck chairs line the promenade, occupied by eager holidaymakers seeking respite from their daily routines. Families frolic in the sand nearby while children build towering sandcastles under the watchful eyes of their parents. The atmosphere is electric as tourists soak up every moment of their well-deserved vacation. Laughter fills the air as waves crash against the shore and seagulls swoop overhead in search of tasty morsels left behind by picnickers. This snapshot encapsulates an era when Blackpool's charm attracted visitors from far and wide. It serves as a reminder of simpler times when people found joy in simple pleasures like sunbathing, strolling along crowded promenades, and immersing themselves in carefree moments shared with loved ones. Thanks to Memory Lane Prints' dedication to preserving these timeless images, we can relish in nostalgia and appreciate how much has changed since that memorable day on Blackpool's busy promenade – yet also recognize how some things remain constant: our desire for relaxation, connection with nature, and creating lasting memories during cherished summer

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