Doorway Swing

Michael Goodger, Two kids on a doorway swing, Salford, 1967. NW Film Archives.

These two kids seem slightly too old for this type of swing but they are having fun nevertheless. I wonder how the boy managed to climb into the swing and congratulate the person putting up the swing on two very sturdy looking hooks. The girl looks very nicely dressed – perhaps the photo was taken on a Sunday.

What I also notice is the double-hung sash window. It is obviously single glazing but also seemed to have been nicely crafted and perhaps was even a stained-glass window.

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