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Muriel Blackburn, Mr. Harold Blackburn, Ripon, Market Place, 12 seconds

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MX505143

The girl horn blower: Ripon's famous horn must always be sounded at curfew, at four corners of the Market Place. For centuries the city Horn blower has been performing the ceremony, which dates back to 886. When he is ill his deputy fills his position. There is no deputy now, and 12 years old Muriel Blackburn daughter of Mr. Harold Blackburn the city Horn blower will take the position. Many men are unable to blow the horn at all, but Muriel can coax a blast of 12 seconds. 25th March 1940

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Color Black & White
Keywords 12 - 13 Years,1940s,Costume,Happy,Hat,Hornet,Musical Instrument,North Yorkshire,One Girl Only,Smiling,Traditions
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1940
Model Released No
Property Released No

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$250.00
Image ID:
MX505143
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