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World Book Day: How it could have looked in 1920

British schoolchildren will dress as their favourite book characters today to celebrate World Book Day.

The Cheltenham Looker-On proves that this isn’t a new phenomenon – here we see two doctors dressed as Tweedledum and Tweedledee in 1920:

Tweedledum and Tweedledee in 1920

Cheltenham Looker-On – Saturday 17 January 1920
Image © Local World Limited. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

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