From shore to shore
These passengers are crossing the East River in New York. Cities like New York are filled with people, but they often don’t know each other.
- Notice how few people are talking to each other on this ferry.
- Find the following things in the painting: someone who has fallen asleep • smoke and chimneys • a white handkerchief • a wooden bucket • two lamps • a stripy dress • a baby • a suitcase • an umbrella
- This picture also shows us what city people wore over 100 years ago. Would you like to dress like any of these people?