BRITISH CANALS IN WARTIME: TRANSPORT IN BRITAIN, 1944
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- D 21788
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- object name: Official photograph
- object category: Photography
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Mrs Gribbis (boatman's wife) and her daughter Valerie enjoy a lunchtime cup of tea in the sunshine as they steer the 'butty', being towed by Mr Gribbis' canal boat, somewhere along the Grand Union Canal. Canal boats are mostly operated in pairs, the leader being run by an engine with the second, the 'butty', towed behind.
Mrs Gribbis and her daughter Valerie enjoy a lunchtime cup of tea as they steer the 'butty', being towed by Mr Gribbis' narrowboat on the Grand Union Canal during 1944.
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