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- Object Name: photograph
- Accession Number: 1998.50.1
- Description: Photograph, sepia on paper, card mounted, frame (staining). Depicts 19 men and women posed by a horse drawn char-a-banc in a field.
In the Edwardian period and earlier, holidaymakers at East Lothian resorts could hire horse-drawn char-a-bancs from local coaching businesses or hotels for day trips and picnics. This group of excursionists are dressed and equipped for a holiday.
This photograph shows a typical group on a day trip in East Lothian. Most of the younger women are wearing straw 'boater' hats and one of the men at the front is carrying a set of bagpipes. They are posed beside a large horse drawn wagon with bench seats, a 'char-a-banc.
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