Shearing, Cradghouse Farm, Addingham, Ilkley

Made:
1987
photographer:
Ian Beesley

Ian Beesley/Science Museum Group
© Ian Beesley

Gelatine silver print entitled 'Shearing, Cradghouse Farm, Addingham, Ilkley' by Ian Beesley. Produced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'. 1985-1987'.

The sheep are shearded with electric shears in a matter of minutes and the fleeces are rolled into tight balls ready for collection by the British Wool Marketing Board.

[Table 43: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/82
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford