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Turf cutting gang at work in Warwickshire

Turf cutting gang at work in Warwickshire

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L2762. Thought to have been taken near Staverton Road, Warwickshire, a team of navvies take a momentary break from their work and pose for Newton's camera. Using small wooden tubs being drawn by horses along a muddy narrow gauge track, these men are removing turf.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 120mm
dimension.W - 159mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 2/46
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - glass plate negative
part of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
CoverageLocation.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
Location.Creation Site - Staverton Road, Warwickshire (O.S. Ref: 451900 261600)
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council