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Harvesting corn, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire

Harvesting corn, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire
Photograph taken Summer 1905 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: AA97/05375

At the start of the 20th century many agricultural processes were still performed by hand. This labourer will have lived through the invention of many technologies, including the motorcar and the telephone, that would help shape the new century.