Harvesting near Lower Cadsden, Buckinghamshire

Harvesting near Lower Cadsden, Buckinghamshire
Photograph taken 1903 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: aa97/05316

A group of farm labourers pause to be photographed during the harvest. Note the curved stick - a simple safety device used in one hand to hook a stook of corn which is cut with a sickle in the other. The well dressed lady and gentleman on the left may be the farmer and his wife.

Location

Buckinghamshire Lower Cadsden

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

rural workers people men women children boy farming harvest tool clothing Edwardian (1902 - 1913)