Browse Items (14 total)

  • Tags: agriculture

FARM 8.031.tif
Friesian cows in front of hayrick or silage with tyres on top.

FARM 9.004.tif
Team of oxen working on Bodrugan Farm at Portmellon near Mevagissey, with the beach in the background.

Bodrugan Farm PREVREF 2199 duplicate

FARM 8.030.tif
An oxen being shod. Date and location unknown. Photo purchased at auction in a collection of rural subjects in 1934. Note the steel strips in the foreground, typical 'stock' to be found at the threshold of most village smithies of the period. Thought…

FARM 8.029.tif
Bullock plough at work. Date and location unknown. Photo purchased at auction in a collection of rural subjects in 1934.

FARM 9.003.tif
Oxen at work. Turn of the century (1900) harvest scene. Date and location unknown. Photo purchased at auction in a collection of rural subjects in 1934.

FARM 8.028.tif
An oxen being shod. Date and location unknown. Photo purchased at auction in a collection of rural subjects in 1934. Note the steel strips in the foreground, typical 'stock' to be found at the threshold of most village smithies of the period. Thought…

FARM 8.027.tif
Taken at Stetten on the Swiss-German border. Not a superb photograph but it may be useful. The land here is in narrow strips as when the owner dies his land is divided among his children. A daughter with land is much sought-after as a…

FARM 8.026.tif
1970 recreation of a 1920s scene. Typical horse-drawn binding reaper. The bound sheaves were collected and up-ended to dry out in 'shooks' of about a dozen sheaves. Part of a row can be seen on the right of the photograph. One sheaf has just been…

FARM 8.025.tif
1920s Albion binding reaper scene recreated in 1970. Sovereign, Baron and Prince wait with their 1920s Albion binding reaper while 'croust' is served by Diana Flowers.

FARM 8.024.tif
Typical horse-ploughing scene.

PREVREF 2161 duplicate

FARM 8.023.tif
Typical late-afternoon scene in almost any Cornish scene in the 1920s or '30s. The machine is a cultivator, known all over Cornwall as a 'scuffler'. The height of the tines is adjustable through the handle on the driver's right.

FARM 8.022.tif
A horse-hauled clod crusher used for cultivation (used from about 1900), A typical country scene in Cornwall.

FARM 9.002.tif
Three men (P Hosking, W Chapple and H Burrows) threshing
by steam engine at Roskestal. Croust time..

Machine owned by J&A Hosking St Buryan. See PREVREF 2065/6

FARM 9.001.tif
Traction engine and drive belt with haystacks.
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