• Short Summary

    Winter reed harvest in Norfolk: With scythe and sickle, oblivious to cold and wet, the reed harvesters are now busy at Wood Bastwick, Norfolk.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Winter Harvesting

    ENGLAND: Norfolk: Wood Bastwick:
    Reeds swaying in wind: Reed worker amongst reeds: worker with sickle over his shoulder: line of workers cutting reeds with scythes: workers gathering reeds into bundles, dragging the bundles away and loading them up on river bank: bundles being transported along river:

    SLATE: From watery beds, the reeds, after drying, make wonderful waterproof thatching, often lasting 100 years

    Men thatching roof of house: house with thatched roof:
    Background: Winter reed harvest in Norfolk: With scythe and sickle, oblivious to cold and wet, the reed harvesters are now busy at Wood Bastwick, Norfolk.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADFAC0LHSXLWJGXY6K6A1NJ35E
    Media URN:
    VLVADFAC0LHSXLWJGXY6K6A1NJ35E
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1927
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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