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TITLE
Coopers
EXTERNAL ID
CAITHHORZ_THUFM_PH025
PLACENAME
Wick?
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
DATE OF IMAGE
1875
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Caithness Horizons
ASSET ID
4142
KEYWORDS
barrel makers
barrel-makers
barrel making
Coopers

"Coopers c.1875".

This photograph is thought to originate from Wick. There were six hundred coopers in Wick in 1875. Traditionally, a cooper is someone who made and repaired barrels and casks. In Wick they made the barrels that contained the salted herring.


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Coopers

CAITHNESS: Wick

1870s

barrel makers; barrel-makers; barrel making

Caithness Horizons

Caithness Horizons

"Coopers c.1875". <br /> <br /> This photograph is thought to originate from Wick. There were six hundred coopers in Wick in 1875. Traditionally, a cooper is someone who made and repaired barrels and casks. In Wick they made the barrels that contained the salted herring. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: joannehowdle@caithnesshorizons.co.uk">Caithness Horizons</a>