I looked onto bfi to see whether I could find some archived footage of Hull to give us an idea of what the area would look like. While the footage is of course limited, it did give me a good idea of the clothes that they would wear such as, top hats, suits and dresses. Carts were also being pushes around to transport goods, horse and carriage can be seen transporting people also. Keep in mind that this was released in 1900 so 30s years later it could be a bit different, I’m assuming trams would be more prevalent and maybe less horse and carts. I was also surprised by the amount of people walking and just how busy it was.
I have also found some more BFI footage of trams being used on city streets, it’s worth noting that this is not in Hull but in Bradford. Regardless it is still essential to see how they work on city streets during these times.
Again it is also useful to see how people dress for costume design –
This is also another useful video to see how they dressed in this ere bearing in mind again that this is 28 years before 1930. Another thing to note is how it looks more upper class so this can’t be a generalization to the diversity of the people in Victoria square.
Due to our location being in the city centre it will no doubt have all types of classes there from poor to rich so careful consideration needs to take place in order to get the balance right when adding them into the game.