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At Corsehill Quarries: Mr Hills putting the shot

Period:
20th Century
Description:

This photograph shows a group visit to Corsehill Quarry. One man is 'putting the shot', while the others look on.

 

Taken from "A Photographic Record of a Holiday in Dumfriesshire & Kirkcudbrightshire (with one or two views outside) August 1937". This photograph album was compiled by H D Hewitt, 9th January 1938. The group of people pictured are of a learned society, probably a geology group - who spent their time on field excursions to local places of geological significance.

Place of Production:
Corsehill Quarry, Annan, Dumfriesshire
Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
height 68mm, width 112mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1982.50.30
Digital Number:
DMPG041n
Creation Date:
3rd August 1937
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council