Photograph of cutting and leading peats

Made:
1985 in North Yorkshire

Black and white photograph of peat cutting. Taken by Ian MacDonald and Patrick Sutherland, 1985. Cutting and leading peats which will be laid out flat to harden on the moor being stood in rickles to dry thoroughly. A rickle is a stack of peats that are drying. From the Impressions Gallery exhibition 'Written in the Fields'.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
2015-5024/2199
Materials:
cardboard, metal (unknown) and paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Impressions Gallery Archive at the National Science and Media Museum

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