Buildings and Landmarks - Cleeve Abbey - Somerset
An employee of the Ministry of Public Building and Works mows the grass at Cleeve Abbey, north Somerset, in readiness for the summer invasion by thousands of visitors. The Cistercian Abbey was founded in 1188 by William, Earl of Roumare.
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Ransomes, Sims and Jeffries advert by Heath Robinson
'One of the latest types of motor lawn mowers for enabling the housewife to carry on while mowing the lawn.' Advertisement by William Heath Robinson for Ransomes' motorised lawn mowers. Date: 1928
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Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina, American Civil War 19 March 1865. Artist: Unknown
Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina, American Civil War 19 March 1865. Union General Joseph A Mower, commanding the First Division, 17th Army Corps, turning the Confederate left. The battle, which resulted in a Union victory, was the last major engagement between the armies of Generals William T Sherman and Joseph Johnston.
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