Footage of Soho cooper at work in Frith Street, London.
A Soho cooper at work in Soho, Frith Street, London.
M/S Spoke-shaving piece of wood on bench. C/U and M/S Sylvere Harbert, gets up and walks to inverted plane where he smoothes wood. C/U as he straightens up and looks down piece of wood. M/S shaving piece of wood and taking it to bench, He picks up base hoop. C/U Man. C/U hands assembling pieces of wood in hoop, Completes circle. M/S walks out of picture with cask. M/S he puts it on table and puts piece of rope round and ties it. C/U tying rope. M/S he slips another ring over end and hammers. C/U completed casks on shelf. He puts the one he has been working on, on shelf and takes down another. M/S puts fresh cask on table and smoothes with sandpaper.