Hiring Fair, Warwick

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Date:2nd of November 1872

Description:A black and white print from The Illustrated London News, dated 2nd November 1872.

It depicts a hiring fair in Warwick. The museum can be seen in the background, with crowds of people and a public house to the left.

Farm labourers and domestic servants attended hiring fairs in the hope of attaining employment for the year.

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M4510.2000.39 (72/23019)

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