Bronze Age Iron Circle, near Kilnsey

Made:
1987
maker:
Ian Beesley

Ian Beesley/Science Museum Group
© Ian Beesley

Gelatine silver print entitled 'Bronze Age Iron Circle, near Kilnsey' by Ian Beesley. Prodiced for the commission `Through the Mill:, The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs'. 1985-1987'.

These eerie monoliths form part of an ancient stone circle high in the limestone hills of Craven; they were part of an early Bronze Age culture which also included rudimentary clothmaking by means of spindle whorls and upright looms.

[Table 1: Through the Mill - The Story of Yorkshire Wool in Photographs, by Ian Beesley and Introduction by Gary Firth]

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5061/2
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford