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Shetland women walk to Lerwick market (circa 1890)

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Caption   Shetland women walk to Lerwick market (circa 1890)
Description   Two women from Shetland, Shetland Islands in Scotland, circa 1890. The women and their ponies are on a road on the outskirts of Lerwick en route to Lerwick market. The ponies carry traditional pack saddles on their backs.The woman on the right is Margaret Smith from Smuckwell. Both women are knitting.  
Collection   RTÉ Stills Library  
Photographer   Reid, Charles (1837 - 1929)  
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