THERE was a much slower pace of life when this photograph was taken outside in around 1900.

The picture of the Emmott Arms in Rawdon was donated to Aireborough Historical Society by Carl Hall.

Archivist Carlo Harrison said: “This is such a magical photograph and I think just shows all of life in the early 1900’s if you take a minute to look into the photograph.”

“A horse drawn cart is outside the Emmott Arms, on the left is Over Lane with Emsley’s grocers at the corner with Larkfield Road on the right.

Nearly a century later in 1999 youngsters from Clevedon House School in Ilkley were pictured enjoying an ice cream.

First World War Sentence by Richard Thackrah.

Hospitality is needed for American officers and men when on leave from France. Any assistance is most welcome.