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TITLE
Women spinning and carding
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_249
PLACENAME
unidentified
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11299
KEYWORDS
houses
thatch
cottages
Women spinning and carding

A group of women outside a thatched house. The location and photographer are unknown. In many communities, women met to share the work of spinning and weaving.

Two women are spinning while a third, on the left of the photograph, is carding wool. She is using cards, wooden blocks with handles and metal teeth to comb the raw wool.


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Women spinning and carding

1890s

houses; thatch; cottages;

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

A group of women outside a thatched house. The location and photographer are unknown. In many communities, women met to share the work of spinning and weaving.<br /> <br /> Two women are spinning while a third, on the left of the photograph, is carding wool. She is using cards, wooden blocks with handles and metal teeth to comb the raw wool. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.