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Rackwick about 1917

About 1917 - Rackwick
corection to picture #24529
This is the unlabelled version, Fred Johnston assisted with the corrections to the persons...


From John Bremners book, "Hoy, the dark enchanted Isle"

left to right. James Ritch, Betsy, his wife, little Eve Mathieson and her aunt Betsy Ritch
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Picture added on 06 January 2011 at 13:08
Comments:
Is that what they call 'the good old days'? Looks like hard work to me.
Added by William Watters on 10 January 2011
It might have been hard work but they had long days to do it in without rushing home for 'Corry Street' or answer emails !
Added by Neil Johnstone on 13 January 2011
What are these folk carrying on their backs? Could it be heather rather than hay?
Added by Dennis Davidson on 14 October 2012
Hid'll be sheaves buey
Added by Peter Burges on 23 October 2012
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