Hoar frost is so named because of its hair like appearance. Hoar is derived from the old English term describing the white hair of beard of older people.
This is part of the Sub Series: OFH01/01/01 Negatives taken by William Field; within the Series: OFH01/01 Negatives originating from William Field; within the Collection: OFH01 Douglas Harrod, E P Olney and William Field Collection
Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Field, William O