Friendly and Normal

Mabel Blewett, Arthur Meese & Joan Hill, Netherton, Early-Mid 20th Century

For these three member of the Friendship Group, the Black Country was a friendly, normal sort of place.

But what is normal? Wall's Ice Cream delivered on a bike? The ash of an ironworks settling on your wet hair? The Titanic's anchor waved off by the mayor and a crowd of people? Every place has its fair share of the extraordinary.