Cricket - Equipment - Bats - London - 1935
With the approach of the summer season, London's cricket equipment industry is bursting into life. A factory at St John's Wood is busily transforming lumps of willow into bats. The picture shows an employee planing and shaping the willows before placing them in the splice.
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Business - Saddle-Maker - Edward Seymour - Twyford
Eighty-year-old craftsman Edward Seymour still makes saddles and harnesses in his 300-year-old gas-lit shop beside the Old Bath Road at Twyford, Berkshire. He lives with his wife in a cottage at the back of the shop.
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1955: Heavy Horses in Devon
1955: Heavy horses bend to the traces and the barley falls before the binder during the harvest on Mr J.L.Cornish's farm at East Charleton, near Kingsbridge, Devon. The farm is the last stronghold of the heavy draught horse in the area now that most have been replaced by tractors and combine harvesters.
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