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1920s Britain at work and play: Glorious National Geographic colour photographs capture an innocent age a century ago

1. Two women buy ice cream from a vendor out of his converted car in Cornwall - which has the phrase ‘Stop Me & Try One’ - in 1928.

2. Children play on the sand near Yarmouth, a popular destination for holidaymakers on the Isle of Wight in 1928.

3. A young girl plays on the beach with bucket and spade in Sandown on the Isle of Wight in 1928.

Photo by Clifton R. Adams, National Geographic, Corbis