M0003533: Sports day at Bournville Works

5 July 1933
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Previous title, replaced May 2020: Sports day at Bournville: performing of "The pied piper"


Glass plate negative of two photographs. The bottom photograph is of sports day at Bournville Works. The firm leveled and layed out the men's recreation ground in 1896, and the pavilion depicted was a gift from Bournwille works in commemoration of the coronation of King Edward VII. The bottom photograph is a performance of "The Pied Piper." The play was written by the poet Mr John Drinkwater for the Bournville workers, and the play was performed in the summers 1911-1914.


5 July 1933

Physical description

2 photographs on 1 plate glass plate negative; 12 x 16 cm


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2021.

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