Harvesting at Trenance BB98_06122
Mr Richard Harvey and workers harvesting at Trenance, Mullion, Cornwall, 1900-1. Alfred Newton & Son. Silver gelatin glass plate negative. This image has captured distinct and somewhat incongruous elements. Traditional intergenerational farming forms the main subject, but the distant Marconi Signal Station is a symbol of modernity. The Poldhu Hotel, built to house Marconi workers, can be seen behind the signal station.
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Mr A.W. (Jack) Pearce of Lymington, Hampshire is out to beat the world horse ploughing
Mr A.W. (Jack) Pearce of Lymington, Hampshire is out to beat the world horse ploughing record of 263 firsts and 100 cups. He is 64 and in fifty years he has won 231 first prizes and championships which includes 74 cups. At the moment he is competing in everty horse ploughing match he can find. Picture shows Jack Pearce having a very welcome drink during one of his successful matches. 16th October 1957.
© John Topham / TopFoto.co.uk
Prince Charles visits South Airmyn Grange farm at Goole
The red carpet is laid out for the Prince of Wales as he visits South Airmyn Grange farm at Goole in East Yorkshire where he viewed cattle and planted an apple tree. The carpet was laid in the orchard so the Prince, who is on a two-day tour in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, could walk from the house where he had been meeting Young Farmers to plant the tree.
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