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Gallery - What people did in parks

A collection of historic photographs showing what people did in parks from the early 20th century onward. 

Children's entertainment
Children's entertainment
Millennium funfair, 2000
Millennium funfair, 2000
Paddling pool, 1951-52
Paddling pool, 1951-52
Admiring ornamental flower displays, 1911
Admiring ornamental flower displays, 1911
Watching and feeding ducks, 1908
Watching and feeding ducks, 1908
Rowing boat and lake, 1904
Rowing boat and lake, 1904
Outdoor stage, 1969
Outdoor stage, 1969
Pushing a pram around the park, 1950s
Pushing a pram around the park, 1950s
Listening to a concert, 1900s
Listening to a concert, 1900s
Fancy dress bicycle ride, 1900s
Fancy dress bicycle ride, 1900s
Horse-drawn vehicles, early 20th century
Horse-drawn vehicles, early 20th century
Exotic plants in the conservatory, early 1900s
Exotic plants in the conservatory, early 1900s
Putting, mid 20th century
Putting, mid 20th century
Circus poster, 1970s
Circus poster, 1970s
Advertising poster, 1951
Advertising poster, 1951
Tennis courts and players
Tennis courts and players