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by cumwhittonbogle
10 May 2020, 21:13
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Apparatus for unloading hay
Replies: 4
Views: 11332

Re: Apparatus for unloading hay

Many thanks for the interesting replies and sorry for the delayed response, I was unable to access the forum for a while.

A hay sling seems a sensible name for the apparatus!
by cumwhittonbogle
20 Apr 2020, 12:05
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Apparatus for unloading hay
Replies: 4
Views: 11332

Apparatus for unloading hay

Here is an old photo of an apparatus for unloading hay - can anyone put a name to it? The back of the photo is shown in the second image, with a message that appears to say “Unloading hay on ????? taken off whole load at once”. https://i.ibb.co/qCdYRY5/1-EA114-FB-05-AE-4-D2-C-B787-BC688727-A870.jpg ...
by cumwhittonbogle
20 Apr 2020, 11:54
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Old agricultural postcard - but of what?
Replies: 9
Views: 16085

Re: Old agricultural postcard - but of what?

That’s an interesting find! Again, perhaps an educational institution would have use for a job lot of boot polish!
by cumwhittonbogle
13 Apr 2020, 18:36
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Old agricultural postcard - but of what?
Replies: 9
Views: 16085

Re: Old agricultural postcard - but of what?

Hi Alan, I should have mentioned in my initial post that the postcard was postally used in 1912 which gives an approximate date. Nothing more can be seen on the boxes than the words mentioned and the slogan does not turn up any google search results - perhaps the polish was not as great as advertise...
by cumwhittonbogle
11 Apr 2020, 06:56
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Old agricultural postcard - but of what?
Replies: 9
Views: 16085

Re: Old agricultural postcard - but of what?

Many thanks everyone for your interesting replies and suggestions. We had wondered about the boys looking rather posh to be labourers so the idea of an agricultural college is a good one. Just to pick up on the one detail, what appears to be a tea chest is a packing crate for boot polish “The master...
by cumwhittonbogle
31 Mar 2020, 20:51
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Old agricultural postcard - but of what?
Replies: 9
Views: 16085

Old agricultural postcard - but of what?

Hello everyone! I was wondering if anyone could help identify what is happening in the scene on this vintage postcard. Lots of numbered pails on a trestle table. Judging of produce at a show perhaps? Or just a well organised lunch? Appear to be a couple of outdoor stoves in the background and a coup...