Historic Photographs, South West, Francis Frith & Co

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Pack donkeys, Bucks Mills, Devon

G3152
Historic Photographs

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Collection Historic Photographs, South West, Francis Frith & Co
ExhibitionsBeside the Seaside
User collections Cute animals by BirgittaPeippo
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID G3152
Description Bucks Mills had a small herring fishery to complement the larger one to the west at Clovelly. Small fishing boats can be seen to the left of the boys in this photograph. Donkeys were used as pack animals, bringing material up to and down from the beach, which was otherwise inaccessible.
Date made circa 1906

Artist/Maker Francis Frith & Co
Francis Frith & Co
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials silver halide: gelatine
Measurements 150 x 214 mm
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