Farm workers shearing sheep in a barn, Cape Neddick, York, Maine, undated

Description

Three men shear sheep inside a barn. One man stands over the sheep to shave it and the other men have a sheep lying on a table shaving it. Sheep wool is in a pile on a blanket next to a hay stall.

Details

Descriptive Terms

farmers
shears (cutting tools)
wool (hair)
barns
farms
agriculture
laborers
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

Order date Oct.30, 1939.
(handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 7 3/4 x 10 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USME.1920.0100.001

Image Dimensions

7 3/4 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Places

York county (Maine) [county]
Cape Neddick (York county, Maine)

Record Details

Originator

Quimby, Frederick B., 1868-1896 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Sheep-shearing
Agricultural laborers

Description Level

Item