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Title: Amy at Sewerby Hall
Item Name: Amy Johnson

Description:

Copy of a B&W photograph showing the assembled crowd at the opening of Sewerby Hall on 1st June 1936, with Amy Johnson as the special guest. A crowd of around 10,000 is said to have been present.


Year: 1936
Materials: paper
Measurements: L:29.5cm; W:20.8cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1996.1370

Related Exhibitions

The People's Park. 75 Years of Sewerby Hall and Gardens.
This exhibition took place at Sewerby Hall between 27.06.09 and 27.10.09. It explored the history of the estate since the Corporation bought it from the Greame family in 1934 up to the present date. Interviews with employees and visitors past and present charted the changes during those 75 years, and photographs, guide books and personal objects were displayed to bring the history to life.
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