Agnes Cowper in Liverpool - early 20th Century, in the afternoon

from A backward glance on Merseyside, pages 84-85:

It was late afternoon on a beautiful sunny day when I passed down Bold Street and noticed that all the shops in that thoroughfare were closed and that the windows of most of them were barricaded […] Soon the mounted police arrived and formed a cordon across Bold Street from the Central Station into Seel Street. A few moments later, at the top of narrow Bold Street came a large procession numbering many hundreds of people headed by a band. They were members of the many local Irish …   more >>

cite as

Agnes Cowper, A backward glance on Merseyside, volume 2nd edition (Birkenhead, 1952), p. 84-85. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1530795220436 accessed: 2 April, 2020

location of experience: Liverpool

Listeners

Agnes Cowper
librarian, shop assistant
1874-1963

Listening to

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unspecified band music performed by Liverpool Irish Societies

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 05 Jul 2018 13:53:41 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:33:28 +0100