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.
© Historic England
Harvesting at Trewhella Farm, St Hilary, Cornwall. Around 1900-1910
Steam threshing using an Aveling & Porter engine built at Rochester, Kent. Engine no 3424. The farmer is thought to be Mr Berryman, probably the one sitting in the trap holding the whip. Miss Berryman is sitting on the far left. William Berryman was farming there in 1902. Photographer: Unknown.
© From the collection of the RIC
Cornish, Harvest, People, Sheaves, Women
Gathering the cucumber harvest, Esher, Surrey. Although cucumbers often grow along the
Gathering the cucumber harvest, Esher, Surrey. Although cucumbers often grow along the ground, these are growing down from the roof. Date: 1930s
© Mary Evans Picture Library
1930s, Britain, Cucumber, Cucumbers, Down, Esher, Farming, Gathering, Ground, Grow, Growing, Harvest, Roof, Surrey, Vegetables