"Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold" - W.B. Yeats.
"We're doomed !" - Private Frazer.
"Like scrolling through a decade's worth of Daily Mail editorials in 20 minutes" - TheLoonyFromCatford
Many would have come fairly direct from work (yes, half-days were routinely worked on a Saturday then) which would help account for the ties and suits. And of course for most men there was still no tradition of casual or leisure wear. It was a choice of work suit or Sunday Best suit.
This is the liverpool of my parents and grandparents...a far cry from the cultural hellhole it is now.
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